Karen Wang is a co-founder of Wisdom Academy. Wisdom Academy focuses on the development and application of innovative and cost-effective mind training tools, to enhance individuals’ cognitive ability, increase resilience, and promote long term physical and psychological wellbeing. They also have a particular focus on children and their caregivers, given that mind training is much […]
Bruce Cahan is a Consulting Professor in Stanford’s School of Engineering, where he designs and applies new theories for creating a financial and insurance marketplace that improves regional quality of life systems. He is also CEO and co-founder of Urban Logic, a nonprofit that harnesses finance and technology to change how systems think, act and […]
Emma Brunskill is an assistant professor in the computer science department at Stanford University where she leads the AI for Human Impact (@ai4hi) group. Her work focuses on reinforcement learning in high-stakes scenarios-how can an agent learn from experience to make good decisions when experience is costly or risky, such as in educational software, health […]
Ajay Madhok is the Founding Partner of Reboot Digital and an Advisor to Playground Global. He is a growth architect, challenging norms to uncover technology-powered growth opportunities, calibrating businesses for commercial success, by enlisting entrepreneurial talent to deliver outcomes via purpose-built startups. Ajay’s re-imagination experience includes building four ventures, with two getting acquired, one merged, […]
Martha Russell is Executive Director of mediaX at Stanford University and Senior Research Scholar with the Human Sciences Technology Advanced Research Institute at Stanford. Dr. Russell leads business alliances and interdisciplinary research for mediaX at Stanford University. With people and technology as the intersecting vectors. Russell’s background spans a range of business development, innovation and […]
October 22, 2019
This panel panel features Esther Wojcicki, Larry Rosenstock and Shelley Goldman who will explore organizational change in the educational context, with a particular focus on adapting definitions of in-school learning to benefit student empowerment.
Professor Doug James uses a new algorithm with faster tools to seamlessly sync sound and action in a simulated 3D setting.
Rhiju Das and Ingmar Riedel-Kruse feel games have been enhancing time-consuming biomedical research while allowing players to experience real-world science, which is often otherwise hidden behind laboratory doors.
From The Theme LEARNING AND TRAINING WHAT IF What if computers could leverage the power of narrative to change what people believe and do? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to investigate how computers can weave together sequences of interactivity and narrative (what we call “WIN”) to produce an impact more powerful […]