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Baidu's robot Xiaodu | Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon
March 11, 2017
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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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A woman uses a computer in a lounge area | Reuters/Thomas Peter
March 8, 2016
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Nonprofits Are Not Immune From Data Breach Risks

Digital tools bring privacy challenges to social enterprises.

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 A woman is exasperated at a computer | iStock/aydinynr
March 16, 2016
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The Risk of “Clicky” Content

Scintillating headlines draw readers, but there’s a better way to win audiences.

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People waiting in emergency room | iStock/abalcazar
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.
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November 7, 2014
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Former NSA Head Michael Hayden: The Agency “Cannot Survive Without Being More Transparent”

Michael Hayden discusses the evolving rules in combatting terrorism.
October 27, 2014
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Neil Malhotra: Why No News Is Still Important News in Research

Researchers often don’t publish null findings. A Stanford scholar explains why that’s a bad thing.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
How to handle the early challenges of starting a social enterprise.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Paul Niehaus founded Give Directly, a nonprofit on a mission to simplify the donation process and connect the donor to recipient.
October 22, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Lieselotte Heederik shows how Nazava Water Filters improved health through an affordable and accessible technology.
October 22, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Potential Engery's cost-efficient cook stove has tackled a combination of social issues.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Benjamin Cohen describes nonprofit venture TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Chris Librie describes Hewlett-Packard’s impact on the global social sector and the corporation’s commitment to social responsibility.
October 16, 2014
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Lawrence Wein: Five Disaster Scenarios — and What We Learn From Them

A professor tackles the most effective responses to some of the world’s most dangerous risks.
October 15, 2014
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Roadside MBA: Big Lessons From America’s Small Businesses

Three economists hit the road to learn about America’s small businesses. Here’s what they discovered.