Mark Mallery* is becoming something of a tech ambassador, guiding another tour of StartX—this time for a delegation of Dutch executives, including the mayor of Amsterdam. He converses easily with the group, answering questions about the Stanford-affiliated startup “accelerator.” He meets regularly with people from across the country and the [...]
Articles in ‘Interdisciplinary’
Among the hidden gems in the law school curriculum is Medical-Legal Issues in Children’s Health, a course that embraced an interdisciplinary approach to teaching before it became a highlight of the university’s most recent capital campaign. Co-taught by Dr. Dana Weintraub, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children’s [...]
Mobile phones are one of the most rapidly adopted new technologies in history, with usage in all parts of the world rising quickly—and soaring in developing nations. In 2000, there were 16 million mobile subscriptions in Africa; in 2008, there were 376 million. No longer limited to one-to-one communication, mobile phones are mini-computers that provide access to the Internet and a wide array of services from banking to shopping.