- published: 13 Nov 2017
- views: 886947
During his View From The Top talk, Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, discussed how money is an instrument of change which should be used to make the world a better place. “Money drives the world for better or for worse. Money is going to be made and allocated – you have a moral imperative to get it and then use it to make a difference.“
“Going out and changing the world is not something you can do on your own. It takes an army of people,” says Deana Ramiah (MBA ’13.) Discover how the Center for Social Innovation (CSI) at Stanford Graduate School of Business provides opportunity, support, and resources to help GSB students kickstart their social impact career. Learn more: http://stanford.io/20OEccC
Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context. Recorded on October 25, 2014, in collaboration with the Stanford Alumni Association as part of Stanford Reunion Homecoming and the Graduate School of Business Fall Reunion/Alumni Weekend. Speaker: Matt Abrahams, ’91 Matt Abrahams is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching strategic communication; he also teaches public speaking in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program.
Four Stanford undergraduates have co-founded an organization that uses computer science to make a positive social impact.
Making a good first impression is important, and our presence on social media increasingly makes that impression for us. Social media activities that are personal, attractive, and focused have a larger impact and build a strong personal brand. (Group Members: Tina Sadeghi, MSx '16, Colby Davis, MBA ''16, Patel Rajan, MBA '16, Eric Oliff, MBA '16) .
(March 29, 2010) Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky gave the opening lecture of the course entitled Human Behavioral Biology and explains the basic premise of the course and how he aims to avoid categorical thinking. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Stanford Department of Biology http://biology.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/stanford
"Mass Collaboration for Social Research in the Digital Age" -Matthew Salganik, Princeton University This seminar series features dynamic professionals sharing their industry experience and cutting edge research within the human-computer interaction (HCI) field. Each week, a unique collection of technologists, artists, designers, and activists will discuss a wide range of current and evolving topics pertaining to HCI. Learn more: http://stanford.io/UdmdrX
Debra Dunn, former Vice President of Global Citizenship at Hewlett Packard, discussed the opportunities and challenges of implementing a robust corporate social responsibility strategy and aligning with the demands of numerous stakeholders. More info: http://csi.gsb.stanford.edu/
“The world has never needed us more to believe in change than it does today,” says Jacqueline Novogratz (MBA ‘91.) The Center for Social Innovation at Stanford Graduate School of Business educates future business leaders to tackle the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. See what matters most to us and what you can do to help build a more just and prosperous world. Learn more about the center: stanford.io/20OEccC
June 11, 2011 - Professor Rob Reich addresses the Class of 2011 on their role as Stanford graduates to do social good in whatever profession or sector of the economy they pursue. Reich lectures graduates that blurred lines between the private, public, and social sectors, and rapid technological change have altered how, where, and by whom social change happens. He asks the graduates to follow the Stanford mission and do good for society. The Class Day Lecture gives graduates, the family and friends a unique occasion to experience what makes a Stanford education so special. For over 40 years, this event has featured a popular Stanford professor, delivering one last lecture at Commencement. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford Alumni Association: http://www.stanfordalumni...
Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder, CEO Social Capital and former facebook exec, warned about the unintended consequences of social media at Stanford Graduate School of Business: "I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth. You are being programmed" Original Clip (https://youtu.be/PMotykw0SIk?t=21m22s): During his View From The Top talk, Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, discussed how money is an instrument of change which should be used to make the world a better place. “Money drives the world for better or for worse. Money is going to be made and allocated – you have...
"Affect, Affordances and the Psychology of Social Media" -Jeffrey Hancock, Stanford University This seminar series features dynamic professionals sharing their industry experience and cutting edge research within the human-computer interaction (HCI) field. Each week, a unique collection of technologists, artists, designers, and activists will discuss a wide range of current and evolving topics pertaining to HCI. Learn more: http://stanford.io/UdmdrX
Before being cast as Anastasia Steele for Focus Features' 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie, Dakota Johnson wooed billionaire Sean Parker as played by Justin Timberlake in 'The Social Network.' This is her scene from that movie. http://screenfury.com/ben-kate-actress-dakota-johnson-nabs-fifty-shades-lead/
Synergos’ Surita Sandosham introduces Bridge-Building for Social Transformation, an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review by L. David Brown. Brown identifies five elements to starting and sustaining collaboration, drawing upon Synergos’ experience. Get the summary findings and full article at http://syngs.info/bridgebuilding.
You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing great content. *** Why do people do bad things? Is it because of the situation or who they are at their core? In this week's episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank works to shed a little light on the ideas of Situation vs. Personality. Oh, and we'll have a look at the Stanford Prison Experiment... It's alarming. If you are currently in need of help: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/ -- Table of Contents: Social Psychology 01:29 Fundamental Attribution Error 02:04 Dual-Process Theory of Persuasion 03:18 Foot-In-The-Door Phenomenon 04:35 Stanf...
Part of 2010 Conference on Entrepreneurship Recognizing a social problem or opportunity, a social entrepreneur applies entrepreneurship principles to organize, create and manage a venture to drive social change. Rather than tackling these issues through the domains of nonprofits or government agencies, social entrepreneurs are increasingly realizing that social impact and profits need not be in opposition, and are forming companies with a Double Bottom Line. Our panel of social entrepreneurs and investors will address issues unique to social entrepreneurship as well as current trends and opportunities.
The Stanford Prison Experiment, a dramatic simulation study of the psychology of imprisonment and one of the best known psychology experiments ever undertaken.Dr. Zimbardo takes us through the Stanford Prison Experiment, in which healthy college students are transformed into unstable prisoners and brutal prison guards within days by the power of the situation in which they found themselves.
The Dialogue with Victoria Shantrell- Class Issues in the Black Community Black Stanford grad and undergrad students discuss issues of class in the Black community. Victoria Shantrell encourages the guests to not be ashamed to tell folks that they go/went to Stanford; be proud of this accomplishment and be proud of the communities that helped get you there! A great episode indeed! Tags: Stanford, "Stanford University", Black, "Black community", class, elite, elitism, "Black elite", Poor, poverty, "middle-class", "Black middle class", low-income, affluent, family, mobility, "social mobility", "class conflict", education, intergenerational mobility
Philosopher Brian Epstein warns that without significant changes, social sciences as we know it will become irrelevant and obsolete. His research on the metaphysics of the social world lead him to ask fundamental questions such as what are languages, what are banks, or artifacts? Why should we care? Because according to Epstein, asking and answering such questions are the only way we can fix the foundations of social sciences. Brian Epstein received his doctorate in philosophy from Stanford University, his master's in philosophy from Oxford University, and graduated summa cum laude with an AB in philosophy from Princeton University. Epstein's research interests include philosophy of social science, metaphysics and philosophy of language, focusing in particular on issues in the theory of r...