Neowin News Feed for: Stanford Neowin News Feed for: Stanford en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Apple Heart Study shows the health benefits wearables can deliver <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Stanford Medicine has published preliminary findings of its Apple Heart Study. Around 2,000 participants were notified of atrial fibrillation with an accuracy rate of 84%. More than half sought help. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 16 Mar 2019 22:34:01 +0000 Facebook is sharing Americans' data with researchers to study income inequality <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Stanford researchers led by Raj Chetty have been given access to data that Facebook holds on U.S. users. The fact that Facebook is sharing the data is raising questions about user privacy. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:14:01 +0000 Tesla hires Andrej Karpathy as director of AI and Autopilot Vision <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tesla has hired the OpenAI researcher Andrej Karpathy. Widely recognised as an expert in artificial intelligence, he will become director of AI and Autopilot Vision at the car firm. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:56:01 +0000 Stanford researchers propose VR headset adapted to your focal needs to minimize nausea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers at Stanford&#039;s Computational Imaging Lab have proposed a VR prototype that can adapt to your focusing needs. It can currently take into account near and farsightedness, but not astigmatism. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:50:01 +0000 Stanford 'network cookies' may bring together net neutrality and internet fast lanes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Net neutrality is a hotly contested, albeit boring, aspect of how the internet works. But now, Stanford researchers have proposed a way forward that marries net neutrality with internet fast lanes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 13 Sep 2016 13:38:02 +0000 Watch as tiny, adorable robots 'run away' with a human's car <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers have created tiny robots that are capable of pulling incredible weights when they work together. The proof comes when the tiny mechanical critters pull a 2-ton car and its owner with them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:36:01 +0000 New aluminium battery charges in 60 seconds; doesn't explode <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new super-safe, fast-charging, flexible, aluminium-based battery that&#039;s environmental-friendly and may revolutionize the energy storage field. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:38:01 +0000 Video: Bill Gates gives the commencement speech at Stanford <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/417964691bill-gates.png" alt="" /></div>Bill and Melinda Gates were at Stanford today and gave the commencement speech for the graduating class of 2014; it was a joint speech by both Bill and Melinda and we posted the video after the jump. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:39:44 +0000 Captchas broken by Stanford Researchers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/captcha-racer_funny_captcha_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>A Stanford research group has shown that Captchas aren&#039;t really that great at differentiating between human and computer. However, many websites aren&#039;t very worried. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:09:01 +0000 Stanford getting Google broadband; Google Fiber communities still coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google has announced plans to build an ultra-high speed broadband network at Stanford University&rsquo;s Residential subdivision. The faculty holds just over 850 staff on the grounds around it and they will have access to some... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Byron Hinson) Thu, 21 Oct 2010 21:59:55 +0000 Scientists attempt to make open source camera <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>Imagine being able to download applications to your camera, just as you can to your smartphone. Reports indicate that researchers at Stanford University are attempting to create an open source camera. Stanford is no stranger... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mitchell LeBlanc) Sat, 05 Sep 2009 16:04:10 +0000 Yahoo! Stanford Alumnus donates $75 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang will donate $75 million to Stanford University, the university from where he graduated and where he and a fellow student by the name of David Filo began working on a directory... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 18 Feb 2007 21:59:29 +0000 Stanford engineers could hold the key to faster chips <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In what may prove to be a technological breakthrough of immense proportions, Stanford University announced on Thursday that members of it's electrical engineering department have come up with a solution to what has until now... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 29 Oct 2005 00:53:22 +0000 Stanford Team Wins DARPA Competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Saturday, Stanford University's robot vehicle &quot;Stanley&quot; won the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Grand Challenge in the Mojave Desert, taking home a $2 million first prize. Entrants into the race had to navigate... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 10 Oct 2005 18:53:10 +0000