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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything.

Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything

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In “The Future of Everything,” host and Stanford bioengineering professor Russ Altman explores how technology, science and medicine are shaping our lives. From stretchable electronics to ecological surveillance, foldable microscopes and video editing with artificial intelligence, Altman asks his guests to discuss their role in creating the future — of everything.

Read more on the Stanford Engineering website: https://engineering.stanford.edu/magazine/future-everything

    Chelsea Finn: How to make artificial intelligence more meta

    Chelsea Finn: How to make artificial intelligence more meta

    An expert on AI and robotics says that the latest trend in her field is teaching AI to look inward to improve itself.

    • 28 min
    Kayvon Fatahalian: How the pandemic changed the virtual world

    Kayvon Fatahalian: How the pandemic changed the virtual world

    An expert in computer graphics tells how the rapid shift online brought on by COVID-19 has inspired a revolution in the tools of his trade.

    • 27 min
    Kuang Xu: How to make (and keep) genetic data private

    Kuang Xu: How to make (and keep) genetic data private

    An expert in genetic privacy says there’s a fine line between one’s right to know and another’s right to not know.

    • 28 min
    Eric Appel: Gels are changing the face of engineering ... and medicine

    Eric Appel: Gels are changing the face of engineering ... and medicine

    An expert in gels explains why these “Goldilocks” materials are the among the most promising areas of research today.

    • 28 min
    Lianne Kurina: How controlling confounders makes better epidemiology

    Lianne Kurina: How controlling confounders makes better epidemiology

    Public health studies are among the most challenging to get right, says this expert in epidemiology. But better design can yield greater confidence.

    • 28 min
    Priyanka Raina: How computer chips get speedier through specialization

    Priyanka Raina: How computer chips get speedier through specialization

    Increasingly, the path to faster, more efficient computers is in chips that excel at specific tasks, says this expert in chip design.

    • 27 min

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