From the New York Times, reporting on the Stanford Internet Observatory's recent report: Generative ML and CSAM: Implications and Mitigations
The Stanford Internet Observatory and Thorn find rapid advances in generative machine learning make it possible to create realistic imagery that is facilitating child sexual exploitation.
More than 6,300 deliberators from 32 countries and nine regions around the world participated in the Metaverse Community Forum on Bullying and Harassment.
Rose was recognized for treating diversity and inclusion as investments in Stanford’s future and conducting research that exposes how medical and health policy decision have the power to exacerbate disadvantage and equity.
This summer eight Stanford graduate students will advance their empirical research on China with financial support from the Stanford Center China’s Economy and Institutions.
SCCEI’s Impact Team attended the 13th Annual China Business Conference held in Washington, D.C. in May 2023. The team shares insights from the conference on issues raised surrounding the troubled U.S.-China relationship.
Tickets on sale for the Stanford Internet Observatory’s Trust and Safety Research to be held September 28-29, 2023. Lock in early bird prices by registering before August 1.
Stanford’s Deliberative Democracy Lab assisted with a nationally broadcast Deliberative Poll® in South Korea to explore support for changing the country’s election laws. The project was conducted for the National Assembly by Hankook Research.
Tara Hein ('23) is a recipient of the 2023 Firestone Medal and Sean Michael ('23) has won CDDRL's Outstanding Thesis Award.
Evacuating Child Cancer Patients From Ukraine While Highlighting Rise of Attacks on Hospitals and Health Workers Around the World
The Spring 2023 issue of Dædalus—the journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences—focuses on the delivery of humanitarian and health aid in areas of violent conflict. Paul Wise, one of three co-editors of the three-year project, writes about how international humanitarian law has lost purchase with many 21st-century combatants.
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A Stanford Internet Observatory investigation identified large networks of accounts, purportedly operated by minors, selling self-generated illicit sexual content. Platforms have updated safety measures based on the findings, but more work is needed.
We are thrilled to welcome seven outstanding scholars supported through our multiple fellowship offerings, including postdoctoral fellowships on Japan, Korea, and contemporary Asia, the Lee Kong Chian Fellowship on Contemporary Southeast Asia, and APARC's Predoctoral Fellowship and Diversity Grant.
Rahul Gandhi, an Indian politician and former president of the Indian National Congress, delivered a speech at Stanford University on May 31, emphasizing the power of imagination in overcoming challenges to India's democracy. Gandhi also discussed the need for a stronger U.S.-India relationship, addressed the impact of technological progress, and highlighted the importance of competition with China in manufacturing.
In the fifth installment of a series recognizing the 40th anniversary of Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, the Korea Program gathered scholars and notable speakers from the Korean film industry, including screenwriter Ji Eun Park and actor Byung Hun Lee. The half-day conference provided an opportunity to consider the future of the Korean wave of popular culture, or hallyu, and its global implications.
Didi Kuo and Co-author Andrew S. Kelly Awarded 2023 Leonard S. Robins Award for Best Paper on Health Politics and Policy
The award recognizes Kuo and Kelly's paper, “State Capacity and Public Health: California and COVID-19,” as the best paper on health politics and policy presented at the 2022 American Political Science Association (APSA) conference.
A new teaching consortium will share open access teaching material for developing classes on online trust and safety.
Rosenkranz Prize Winners: Helping Children Grow in Bangladesh and Preventing Blindness in West Africa
The Rosenkranz Prize is endowed by the family of Dr. George Rosenkranz to honor his legacy of scientific innovation to improve global health in low- to middle-income countries.
The European Commission has sought input via a call for comments, as they evaluate access to data from very large online platforms and very large search engines by researchers, a key measure of the Digital Services Act.
The program aims to foster cross-disciplinary analysis of Israel and its unique position as a regional influence and geopolitical actor.
Tara Hein and Sorcha Whitley (honors class of 2023) are among the newest members of this prestigious academic honors society.