Talks & Events
“If you don’t get their attention in the beginning, they may not follow you to the end.” – Dan Klein, acting and improvisation instructor at Stanford.
Only a fraction of the thousands of small companies vying to attract venture capital make it to the next level. For media companies, the bar is even higher.
Rachel Swarns describes what she learned when she explored First Lady Michelle Obama’s family tree.
“From both the linear (movies, TV, news) and that interactive side, we’re learning to grow together a little bit.” – Noah Falstein, game designer
“We’re being brought closer to the lives of these organisms. It helps us understand systems in ways we never could.” — Phillipe Cohen, executive director of Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
“Writing is part of being a doctor. I write to understand what I am thinking, to reflect on what happened.” – Abraham Verghese
What’s at stake is not only your personal safety but the entire web of people who trust you with their information.
At Palo Alto’s Institute for the Future, we covered the workroom walls with post-its on which we jotted down what we imagined would be “urgent future issues.”
It takes more than a clear head to speak with power; you’ve got to prepare your body, too.
Director Jim Bettinger, current and recent fellows answered questions about the program and the application process in a recent call.
African journalists concerned about security on mobile platforms came to the U.S. to see what Silicon Valley could teach them.
Media organizations need to blow up and re-engineer the ways they gather and distribute news, and the way they do business.
Webby founder and filmmaker Tiffany Shlain believes the Internet will bring about right brain-left brain harmony.
The rise of state media in Ecuador is frightening enough, but what really scares Jorge Imbaquigno is the increased assault on journalists.
Teresa Bouza is on a campaign to get journalists to overcome their fear and embrace data-driven storytelling.
Daley unveils Enviro-Fact, a non-partisan platform she’s creating with the Society of Environmental Journalists and other collaborators.
Fantaye describes the challenges of exile and the project his experiences have inspired him to launch.
Farivar describes what happened when he was immersed in Stanford’s entrepreneurial culture and the project he’s launching in Afghanistan as a result.
Fernandes wants to help people who are capturing news on their mobile phones learn basic journalism standards, gain technical skills and connect with traditional media.
Ferrell describes an intriguing social platform solution he and two other Knight Fellows are developing to improve trust and transparency in online commenting.
Holmes is creating a solution that uses technology to create new kinds of collaborations between media companies and their audiences.