AI/ML, New Algorithms and Machines, Connected Devices

Member of National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Gilman Louie is interviewed by Linus Liang. These days, the term “artificial intelligence” is used all the time; individuals use the phrase to mean different things and in different contexts that it has lost a lot of its meaning. In this video, the speakers try to bring … Read more AI/ML, New Algorithms and Machines, Connected Devices

The Future of Medicine

Former CEO and Chairman of Varian Medical Systems Richard “Dick” Levy, Managing Director of Sanderling Ventures Tim Mills, and School of Medicine Professor Mildred Cho are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. In the last 50 years, we have seen incredible innovations in medicine. We have been able to eradicate smallpox, learn how to transplant organs, … Read more The Future of Medicine

Lecture 5: ViewBuilder + Shape + ViewModifier

The fifth iOS lecture given at Stanford during Spring quarter of 2020 expanded coverage of topics related to drawing on screen including the @ViewBuilder construct for expressing a conditional list of Views, the Shape protocol for custom drawing and ViewModifier, a mechanism for making incremental modifications to Views. This lecture starts with an aside about … Read more Lecture 5: ViewBuilder + Shape + ViewModifier

Lecture 6: Animation

Animation was the topic of lecture 6 of Stanford Spring 2020’s iOS Application Development course. After covering some ancillary topics like local, ephemeral state in Views (@State) and property observers, the lecture goes into a deep dive on animation, including implicit vs. explicit animations, transitions, Shape animations, animating ViewModifiers and more. These concepts are then … Read more Lecture 6: Animation

Stanford Virtual Classroom: Digital Archeology

Christina Hodge is the Academic Curator and Collections Manager of the Stanford University Archaeology Collections (SUAC). She teaches “Museum Cultures: Material Representation in the Past and Present.” To move this course online, Dr. Hodge has partnered with the Stanford Libraries and CESTA, a digital research group, to create a virtual museum exhibition of Maya and … Read more Stanford Virtual Classroom: Digital Archeology

Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

Founding Director of Hyundai Cradle John Suh, Partner at Playground Global Laurie Yoler, and Professor Juan Alonso are interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The speakers discuss what the city of the future may look like, the technologies that will help get us there, and the possible positive and negative effects. Course Description: The next wave … Read more Smart Cities and Urban Mobility

The Future of Energy

Former Acting Under Secretary of Energy Arun Majumdar is interviewed by Professor John Weyant. The United States has been delivering electricity in the same way for over a hundred years – exposed power lines on poles over vast distances. The system is outdated, overloaded, and under-maintained, leading to unfortunate events such as power outages and … Read more The Future of Energy

Lecture 4: Grid + enum + Optionals

The fourth video lecture given to Stanford students in Spring quarter of 2020 continues the Memorize demo by enhancing significantly the arrangement of the cards by creating our own container View called Grid (which also involves a number of basic functional programming concepts). Two more important Swift language features are discussed (enum and Optionals). And … Read more Lecture 4: Grid + enum + Optionals

Lecture 3: Reactive UI + Protocols + Layout

The third of the lectures given to Stanford students in Spring quarter of 2020 demonstrates the mechanisms supporting SwiftUI’s reactive UI paradigm by enhancing Memorize to flip the cards over when they are tapped. Protocols, an important Swift language feature, are covered in detail as is some of the API for laying out Views, including … Read more Lecture 3: Reactive UI + Protocols + Layout

Stanford’s Innovative Medicines Accelerator

The Innovative Medicines Accelerator builds on and expands existing programs and adds new resources to help Stanford investigators turn their good ideas into effective drugs for people. Read the story: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/05/21/innovative-medicines-accelerator-turns-focus-covid-19/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ SyncID: MB018BRKIZODMGR

Entering the New Era of Globalization

Former Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation John Seely Brown is interviewed by instructor Ernestine Fu. The two discuss entering a new era of globalization with technological, economic, and sociological change. Topics include how society will change due to new emerging technologies, navigating a white water world, adapting to disruption, understanding national state powers and global … Read more Entering the New Era of Globalization

Course Logistics and Introduction to SwiftUI

The first of the lectures given to Stanford University students who took CS193p, Developing Applications for iOS using SwiftUI, during Spring quarter of 2020. Paul Hegarty covers the logistics of the course and then dives right into creating an iOS application (a card-matching game called Memorize). The Xcode development environment is used to demonstrate the … Read more Course Logistics and Introduction to SwiftUI

MVVM and the Swift Type System

The series of video lectures given to Stanford University students in Spring of 2020 continues with a conceptual overview of the architectural paradigm underlying the development of applications for iOS: MVVM. In addition a key concept in the Swift Programming Language, its type system, is explained. The Memorize demonstration continues, incorporating MVVM. It is impossible … Read more MVVM and the Swift Type System

Stanford Virtual Classroom: Fieldwork at Home

Professor Fukami teaches a field biology course designed to give students hands-on experience at Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. In a typical quarter, it is attended by 60-100 students, each visiting Jasper Ridge to observe and measure ecological samples of flower ecology and microbes. This quarter, the class will take advantage of the large datasets … Read more Stanford Virtual Classroom: Fieldwork at Home