Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicStanford university

Topic: stanford university

Future careers will be 60 years long. Education & work norms need change: Stanford report

A report from Stanford University calls for “momentous changes” to current norms, which evolved when people lived only half as long as they do now.

Cambridge, Stanford, MIT help economies. Now NEP will shape experiment we started at DU

Google uses Stanford brain, Apple Siri uses Cambridge and Houston University adds $6 billion to its city’s economy. Why are India’s knowledge systems lagging behind?

We found more than 54,000 viruses in people’s poop — 92% were previously unknown

It’s fair to say the human gut is now the most well-studied microbial ecosystem. Yet more than 70% of gut microbes have yet to be grown in a lab.

Academic dishonesty is eating away at Pakistan’s higher education. But professors are happy

Quaid-e-Azam University’s department of mechanical engineering was rated better than Oxford in Shanghai Academic Ranking. Just that QAU does not have any engineering department.

Stanford economists win Nobel Prize for research on auctions

Professors Paul Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have had their ideas applied to sales of everything from aircraft landing slots to fishing quotas.

Off The Cuff with Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama, political scientist, author, and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute, was the guest at ThePrint's Off the Cuff. Fukuyama talked about...

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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