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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
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...
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/
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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...
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(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
"Building Social (and Discussion) Software for the Anti-Social" -Jeff Atwood, StackOverflow / Discourse 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
Malaika Murphy-Sierra just graduated from Stanford University as a Psychology major, and will be starting a Masters program in Environmental Communication at Stanford in the fall. Outside of her rigorous academic work in the #1 Psychology program in the country, Malaika works as a Stanford tour guide, does theater and improv with the Stanford Improvisors and Gaieties, and works with the Stanford branch of Camp Kesem, a nonprofit organization that puts on a free summer camp for children whose parents have cancer. Follow a day in Malaika's life, learn about Stanford's unparalleled Psych Department and new Environmental Communication Masters Program, and hear Malaika's unique insight and advice to high school students as a tour guide! Subscribe To "Crimson Education" Channel HERE: http://b...
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.
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/
Pedro Gardete, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business This paper investigates the role of social effects in consumption decisions. It uses detailed data on purchases made by airline passengers through entertainment systems located in front of them. The paper also discusses the relevance of homophily and behavior-based targeting to managers who would like to leverage social effects through promotional efforts.
“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
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.
We have to focus on improving the quality of our societies, or our societies will fall apart, shared cofounder of Apax Partners, Bridges Ventures & Social Finance Sir Ronald Cohen. During his Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series talk on February 22, 2016, Sir Ronald discussed why impact investing is the future and how the sector must evolve going forward. Read more insights on Twitter: http://stanford.io/1LFjYFU
Richard Powers teaches social dance at Stanford University. Throughout his career he has taught an estimated 15,000 students at Stanford over the past 19 years, and maybe 25,000 around the world. Richard has traveled throughout the world teaching various waltz and social dance classes in Rome, Paris and Japan. Social dancing is about being friendly, flexible and adapting to others' styles, similar to other dancing situations.
Social Media on Purpose 2014 was a conference produced by Stanford Social Innovation Review. Its purpose was to explored how social media can be used strategically to advance an organization's mission. Learn more at www.ssireview.org/socialmediaonpurpose.
Four Stanford undergraduates have co-founded an organization that uses computer science to make a positive social impact.
The Stanford prison experiment was a study of the psychological effects of becoming a prisoner or prison guard. The experiment was conducted from August 14 to 20,1971 by a team of researchers led by psychology professor Philip Zimbardo at Stanford University. It was funded by a grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research and was of interest to both the US Navy and Marine Corps in order to determine the causes of conflict between military guards and prisoners. Twenty-four students were selected out of 75 to play the prisoners and live in a mock prison in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Roles were assigned randomly. The participants adapted to their roles well beyond what even Zimbardo himself expected, leading the "officers" to display authoritarian measures and ultimatel...