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An engineer stands under a base station antenna. Credit: Reuters/Jason Lee
June 24, 2019
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How Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Three Stanford scholars explore how we measure innovation, how innovation drives productivity, and how productivity affects inequality.

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A model demonstrates Alibaba’s FashionAI technology, with the chosen item’s details being displayed on the mirror, at a pop-up store in partnership with fashion brand GUESS, on the sidelines of the Artificial Intelligence on Fashion and Textile Conference at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China July 3, 2018. Credit: Reuters/Bobby Yip
April 30, 2019
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Artificial Intelligence for the Perplexed Executive

AI can transform almost every industry. The biggest uncertainty may be the humans behind it.

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Igor Khmel. Credit: Arthur Bodnar
April 12, 2019
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Getting Banks to Latch onto Blockchain

A Ukrainian native challenges the financial industry to lose its fear of decentralized transactions.
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Latest Stories on Innovation

December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
November 30, 2018
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Jeffrey Katzenberg: Be Original, Be Unique, Be Risky

On this podcast episode, the former CEO of Dreamworks talks about his biggest successes, most epic failures, and bouncing back after being fired by Disney.
November 15, 2018
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How to Design a Successful Crowdsourcing Contest

Providing regular updates to competitors during innovation contests yields better solutions faster.
November 6, 2018
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Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Small Businesses in Emerging Markets

While most business research in the developing world focuses on finance, a Stanford professor is testing a different set of interventions: marketing.
October 10, 2018
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Reshaping Markets to Solve Poverty and Inequality

Academics, investors, and nonprofit leaders on how to find innovative solutions for the world’s starkest problems.
August 9, 2018
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Car 3.0? A Robot With Wheels

Nio U.S. CEO explains that cars of the future will be built on software.
June 26, 2018
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Giving Credit to the Underserved

Marla Blow knew her nascent credit card company would face an uphill climb. She did it anyway.
May 23, 2018
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Susan Athey: Why Business Leaders Shouldn’t Have Blind Faith in AI

Telling cats from dogs is easy. It’s the what-ifs that get problematic.
May 18, 2018
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Can Blockchain Be Used for Public Good?

A new Stanford study looks beyond the hype to examine how decentralized transactions can solve social ills.
May 8, 2018
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PastureMap: Creating a More Sustainable Steak

This app helps ranchers manage their land while improving the environment.