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The boy who stayed awake for 11 days

Article quotes William Dement, professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, on his involvement in the science project.

Bloomberg Technology —

Alibaba’s AI outguns humans in reading test

Alibaba has developed an AI model that scored better than humans on the Stanford Question Answering Dataset (SQuAD), a newly developed reading and comprehension test.

Forbes —

Get ready for the battery revolution

Article quotes Michael Toney, distinguished staff scientist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, on Moore’s law and battery growth rate.

The Atlantic —

Just eat more fiber

Article quotes Justin Sonnenburg, associate professor of microbiology and immunology, on how fiber contributes to a healthier diet and weight loss.

Bright Magazine —

2018 is the Year of the Intangibles

Carissa Carter, director of teaching and learning at the Stanford, describes the practice of “design abilities” to navigate today’s incessant murkiness.