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

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

Stanford Virtual Classroom: Building Heaven and Hell

The challenges –and opportunities –of Stanford University’s move to fully-online learning have been enormous. Faculty and students find themselves faced with the daunting task of teaching, learning and connecting online while facing a global pandemic that has disrupted many aspects of their daily lives. In the class Building Heaven and Hell, students read texts from … Read more Stanford Virtual Classroom: Building Heaven and Hell

Should European countries open borders to boost tourism?

European countries have imposed various levels of restrictions to contain coronavirus outbreaks. The European Commission has announced a proposal to lower border restrictions to boost tourism. Ulrich Brueckner is a professor of European studies at Stanford University who joins us from Dresden in Germany. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Should European countries open borders to boost tourism?

Leaving lockdown, Germany’s investment in health pays off

Why is Germany’s rate of Covid-19 death and infection so small compared to its neighbours? Josef Joffe, professor of political science, Stanford University, says the country is in the top three for expenditure on health, and has a surplus of hospital beds, intensive care units, and ventilators. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Leaving lockdown, Germany’s investment in health pays off

Do numbers lie? Data and statistics in the age of coronavirus | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: Infection rates, death rates – the news is full of statistics about the virus, but how accurate are they? Plus, Italian journalists reflect on reporting COVID-19. Do numbers lie? Data and statistics in the age of the coronavirus. COVID-19 is a news story driven by the numbers. The data … Read more Do numbers lie? Data and statistics in the age of coronavirus | The Listening Post (Full)

Stanford Professor Hosts Artful Zoom Series

Stanford Professor Ge Wang is hosting a multi-format weekly series to help us all through the remoteness. His sessions are thought provoking, music, coding and design oriented –and just generally fun zoom sessions for anyone that wants to join. He features special guests and previews artful projects. Live streamed every Wednesday at 1pm. Visit artful.design/tv … Read more Stanford Professor Hosts Artful Zoom Series

COVID-19: Turkey’s 3D printers make protective gear for medics

CGTN the Chinese state funded broadcaster, reports on an innovation from Turkey whereby 3D printed medical gear can be manufactured and distributed quickly, to assist with the Covid-19 outbreak. Like many other countries, Turkey is battling the coronavirus with a limited supply of medical equipment. As factories are striving to manufacture as many face masks … Read more COVID-19: Turkey’s 3D printers make protective gear for medics

Pneumask: Reusable Full-Face Snorkel Mask PPE Project

Stanford University produced this item on the Pneumask, a reusable full-face snorkel mask which may be able to save lives of healthcare professionals by providing them with a vital piece of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The Pneumask combines a full face mask, with an existing supply of rated filters, to create a reusable piece of … Read more Pneumask: Reusable Full-Face Snorkel Mask PPE Project

Stanford researchers develop drone technology to study secrets of San Francisco Bay

A new drone technology offers scientists the ability to study the murkiness of natural waterways in greater detail and over wider areas than is possible today. Read the story: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/article/can-drone-reveal-murky-secrets-san-francisco-bay Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/

Stanford researchers identify brain region activated by Pokémon

Adults who played Pokémon video games extensively as children have a brain region that responds preferentially to images of Pikachu and other characters from the series. The findings, published in the journal Nature Human Behavior, help shed light on mysteries about our visual system. Read the story: https://news.stanford.edu/2019/05/06/regular-pokemon-players-pikachu-brain/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford Stanford … Read more Stanford researchers identify brain region activated by Pokémon