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Aug 1 2017 | STANFORD NEWS | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
By Alex Shashkevich Advanced algorithms shape and guide our every step in the online world. They are also increasingly penetrating everyday life as more sectors of society, from finance and health care to human resources and criminal justice, incorporate them into daily decision-making....
Jul 31 2017 | FSI NEWS | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
By Clifton B. Parker Edwards: knowledge and information infrastructures Edwards, a professor in University of Michigan’s School of Information and history department, studies the history, politics, and cultural aspects of computers, information infrastructures, and global climate science. “I’m...
Jul 17 2017 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff, Students
STS 123: “Making of a Nuclear World: History, Politics, and Culture” explores the creation of nuclear weapons and its consequences. The class focuses on perspectives from ethnically and geographically diverse individuals on the local, national and global scale.  Taught by Science, Technology, and...
Jul 14 2017 | My Stanford Story | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
This is the “gateway” course for the program in Science, Technology and Society. It means that I and two colleagues have the chance to introduce students to this interdisciplinary major that is committed to studying how the sciences and all aspects of technology affect, for better or for worse, the...
Jul 12 2017 | STS Intersect | Posted In: Announcements
The STS Intersect Journal released its Spring 2017 issue today. Content includes information about cyber attacks in the healthcare industry, an interview with Professor David Magnus about bioethics in science and medicine, and commentary about CRISPR and the future of genome engineering.

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