Computer Science News
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Members of Stanford Engineering faculty honored as next generation of scientific leaders.
Friday, February 13, 2015
At a Stanford forum, White House officials, researchers and educators discuss how to stay ahead of hackers and protect a rapidly changing and expanding network.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Computerized simulation simplifies the math and physics of animated movie collisions to create a point-click-and-drag tool for putting the kibosh on buildings, cities, even planets.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Artificial intelligence can draw inferences about a person as accurately as a spouse, according to Stanford postdoctoral fellow Michal Kosinski.
Friday, December 19, 2014
A new security system called COWL protects privacy while helping web developers create richer and more secure online content.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Stanford University will lead a 100-year effort to study the long-term implications of artificial intelligence in all aspects of life.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Stanford researchers are building layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that are smaller, faster, cheaper – and taller.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Thomas Lee, Sanjay Lall, Boris Murmann and Christos Kozyrakis were recognized for their extraordinary achievements in engineering.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Computers only recently began to get the software needed to discern unknown objects; now machine learning takes computer vision to the next level with a system that can describe objects and put them into context. Could this lead to better visual search?
Monday, November 10, 2014
Distinguished Stanford engineers honored for their impact on our lives and the world.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Using software to suggest word choices makes professional translators more productive in the $34-billion-a-year market for foreign language translation.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Stanford engineers are working on a system that dynamically assembles and manages paid experts.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Computer science student talks about the limits of classroom learning and the benefits of branching out.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Stanford study uses badges to make students more engaged, while also revealing more about the behaviors of those who enroll in MOOCs.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Lawyer and computer science student Jonathan Mayer works with a fellow doctoral candidate to discredit NSA claims about phone metadata.
Stanford Engineering and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announce Magic Grants to transform the world of media
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Grants will fund eight groups of students, faculty and post-docs to develop media technologies that could transform how stories are discovered and told.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Prabhakar, a Stanford professor of electrical engineering and computer science, tackles gridlock by encouraging drivers to avoid peak commute times.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Stanford Engineering Professor Mehran Sahami is lauded for leading group that developed the most recent guidelines for computer science undergraduate curricula in the United States and around the world.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Researchers can forecast the ultimate popularity of a Facebook photo by watching how fast it is shared.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
With rising public interest in what developers refer to as the "privacy economy," a new app allows users to control their personal data.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Two computer science graduate students have found that the NSA's mass collection of phone records can yield much more information about people's private lives than the U.S. government claims.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Faculty Senate approves two "joint majors" on a pilot basis, bringing computer science together with English and music. More joint proposals are expected.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
By sequencing the DNA of the offspring, scientists can now determine which traits came from each parent during the gene-shuffling process of fertilization.