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“Co-Bots,” Not Overlords, Are the Future of Human-Robot Labor Relationships

August 2020

Yong Suk Lee and Karen Eggleston’s ongoing research into the impact of robotics and AI in different industries indicates that integrating tech into labor markets adjusts, but doesn’t replace, the...

Former Doctoral Students Win Prestigious Dissertation Awards

June 2020

Interdisciplinary environmental scholar Shiran Victoria Shen is the recipient of the Harold D. Lasswell Award and political economist Lizhi Liu is the recipient of the Ronald H. Coase Award in...

China’s Great Firewall Is Built on Friction-based Censorship, Says Margaret Roberts

March 2020

The Great Wall of China is one of Asia’s most photographed and visited landmarks.

Debating Artificial Intelligence: The Fox Versus the Hedgehog

July 2019

Singapore has been described as “a thriving hub for artificial intelligence.” In May 2019, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) released the first edition of “A Proposed Model AI...

Stanford Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference Examines New Pathways for Aging Societies

July 2019

The world is “graying” at an unprecedented rate.

Can Trust Be Verified? Managing 5G Risk in Southeast Asia

May 2019

Nothing can fully protect a country from secret malfeasance involving the company it hires to provide and maintain its 5th generation wireless system (5G). But certain steps can lessen the risk.

Japan transforming its innovation culture by changing social norms, Stanford scholar finds

August 2016

Japanese corporations are evolving and adopting a “startup culture” to boost their business creativity and country’s economic prospects, a Stanford expert says.“We can see that over the past 15...

"Global Talent" praised in migration studies journal

March 2016

A recent review published in International Migration Review (IMR) lauded “Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea,” by Stanford professor Gi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak Choi.

Stanford experts discuss innovation on NHK television program

March 2016

Four scholars from Stanford University participated in a public panel discussion on Silicon Valley and Asian economies last month, part of a filming for an NHK Broadcasting series that aims to...

Abe at Stanford: Innovation will spur Japan's future

May 2015

Japan must transform its economy in a way that mirrors the innovation ethos in places like Silicon Valley and Stanford University, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday during a speech...

At Stanford, innovation experts cultivate US-Japan ties

February 2015

Innovation is a vital component of economic development, and the United States and Japan provide clear examples of how a knowledge-based economy can lead to sustainable growth.

"Wall Street Journal" reporter Jacob Schlesinger named 2014 Shorenstein award recipient

January 2015

Tokyo-based reporter Jacob Schlesinger will receive award for his journalistic work and achievements spanning three decadesStanford University’s Walter H.

Korea expert answers questions on Sony hacking

January 2015

Sony Pictures Entertainment was set to release a satirical comedy, “The Interview,” in late 2014, but a cyberattack hit the organization that leaked corporate information, leading the company to...

Cuéllar looks back on leading FSI

December 2014

For 14 years, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar has been a tireless Stanford professor who has strengthened the fabric of university’s interdisciplinary nature.

Cloud computing is Japan’s way out of "Galapagos syndrome"

September 2014

Japan is often cited for failing to capitalize on its innovative technologies and design aesthetics in global markets, but the advent of cloud computing provides new opportunities, says Kenji...

Michelle Obama promotes study abroad during speech at Stanford center in Beijing

March 2014

Speaking at the Stanford Center at Peking University in Beijing on Saturday, Michelle Obama said study abroad allows students to realize that countries all have a stake in each other's success....

North Korea surprises world with successful launch of long-range rocket

December 2012

North Korea successfully launched a long-range rocket and placed what it says is a satellite into orbit, a move that has provoked worldwide consternation and warnings.

Sumitomo's Yasunori Kakemizu discusses his Stanford experience

April 2012

What do running a business and flying an airplane have in common? Corporate Affiliates Visiting Fellow Yasunori Kakemizu shares his perspective, and discusses the past year at Stanford.

What's next after third North Korea rocket launch?

April 2012

After stirring international media attention and drawing criticism from its neighbors and the United States, North Korea's controversial launch of a rocket under the guise of installing an "Earth...

Straub addresses abrupt change in North Korea agreement

March 2012

North Korea announced it will launch a long-range rocket in mid-April.

Stanford research poised to play role as Japan restructures power industry

March 2012

Northeastern Japan is rebuilding itself after last year's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident.

Signs of growth in post-Fukushima Japan, say Stanford experts

January 2012

Nearly a year has passed since an earthquake triggered a tsunami that swept away entire communities on Japan's northeastern coast, leading to a series of accidents at the Fukushima nuclear complex....

Center responds to Japan's recent challenges, reaffirms ties

July 2011

It is too soon to know the full domestic and global impact of the March 11 Great Tohoku Earthquake and its ensuing tsunami and nuclear accident.

University IP management and the weakness of science-based entrepreneurship in Japan

June 2011

Dr. Robert Kneller's recent talk examined how national systems of industry-university cooperation impact innovation by comparing the Japanese system with that of the United States. Dr.

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