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Dota 2 Major - OpTic Gaming during the game 1 Draft of the grand final Action. Credit: Reuters/Ed Sykes
August 19, 2019
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How to Stay Ahead When the Rules Change

A Stanford business professor infiltrates the ever-shifting world of eSports to unearth new lessons in corporate adaptability.

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Diane Von Furstenberg visited Stanford GSB as part of the View From The Top speaker series in 2019. Credit: Stacy Geiken
August 16, 2019
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Diane Von Furstenberg: The Most Important Relationship You’ll Have Is the One With Yourself

On this podcast episode, Diane Von Furstenberg, founder of the DVF clothing line, discusses the importance of character in bouncing back from setbacks.

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Pipes marked "Wasserstoff" (hydrogen), "Kuehlwasser" (coolant) and "Sauerstoff" (oxygen) are pictured at the "wind2hydrogen" pilot plant in Auersthal, Austria, Credit: Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader
July 16, 2019
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Why Hydrogen Could Improve the Value of Renewable Energy

A new study finds that hydrogen could address a major drawback of solar and wind power.
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