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Sheryl Sandberg. Credit: Courtesy of Sheryl Sandberg
November 30, 2018
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Sheryl Sandberg: Careers Aren’t Ladders, They’re Jungle Gyms

Facebook’s COO visited Stanford Graduate School of Business and shared insights on dreaming for the long run, but planning for the short term.

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December 3, 2018
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Seven Most-Read Stories of 2018

From tips for career satisfaction to an economist’s stint as an Uber driver, here are the stories that caught our readers’ attention.

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December 3, 2018
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Here’s What You Should Read over the Holidays

Seven Stanford business professors recommend their favorite books.

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Entrepreneurs in a coworking space. Credit: Reuters/Ivan Alvarado
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.
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The Internet of Changing Things

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Simple tweaks to how police process bullet casings could dramatically improve their forensic data.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: AI Is Already Smarter Than We Are

In part two of a three part series, a data scientist explores how artificial intelligence developed a mind of its own.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: Can We Out Evolve Artificial Intelligence?

The human mind will outsmart AI in the end, says Michal Kosinski in the final piece of a three part series.
May 9, 2017
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Michal Kosinski: The End of Privacy

In part one of a three part series, a Stanford GSB professor discusses a controversial algorithm that knows more about you than your best friend.
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Andrew Ng: Why AI Is the New Electricity

A computer scientist discusses artificial intelligence’s promise, hype, and biggest obstacles.
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How Big Brands Can Cultivate Ethical Suppliers

To ensure that contract manufacturers act responsibly, employ a mix of strategies — and don’t skimp.
October 11, 2016
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Predictive Data Can Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times

Anticipating ER traffic jams before they begin can save lives.
August 10, 2016
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How to Improve Working Conditions in the Developing World

A major sporting goods manufacturer found a surprising way to improve workers’ lives while maximizing productivity.
March 18, 2016
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How to Fix Overcrowded Jails

Solving the problem means putting convicted felons on the street. A scholar explains why that’s the right move.