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Stanford President John Hennessy:
In his interview, Stanford's President John Hennessy discussed Stanford University's plans plans to deal with the continuing federal budget cuts to scientific research. To listen to President Hennessy's interview on KZSU, please click here.
Dr. Vint Cerf, Google VP and Chief Internet Evangelist:
Congratulations to Dr. Vint Cerf (the father of the Internet) on receiving this year's inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize in Engineering for helping create the "key developments that shaped the Internet and Web as a coherent system and brought them into public use." Dr. Cerf's interview on KZSU is on tumblr and is available from this link.
Stanford Trustee, Dr. William Brody:
Dr. William Brody, President of the Salk Institute and Stanford University Trustee, and former President of Johns Hopkins, discussed his course, Uncommon Sense, in which he taught students how to stand out and be noticed. Dr. Bordy also discussed the promise of personalized medicine and what we need to do to get adequate funding for scientific research. To listen to the interview on KZSU, please click here.
Dr. T.J. Rodgers, CEO, Cypress Semiconductors:
Our interview with famed Professor Noam Chomsky is available from this link. Professor Chomsky talked about social media, Occupy Wall Street and Scientific Research in America. We talked about why Corporations & Venture Capitalists are not investing enough in technologies that could mitigate climate change. Professor Chomsky also discussed why American Universities are now hiring more highly paid administrators than Professors, and how that will affect education. In this interview, Mr. Knight discussed his original vision for Nike and how it changed since 1964. He also talked about innovations at Nike and how wearable technologies, like Nike's Fuel Band, will change Nike, When asked about whether Nike will have the Back to the Future power laces in 2015,he laughed and said "stick around" and added "we might." To listen to the interview, please click here. In this interview, Dr. Kennedy discussed his vision for improving education at Stanford, while he was President of Stanford from 1980 - 1992. Dr. Kennedy also discussed how as Editor-in-Chief of Science, he helped popularize science and climate change. Dr. Kennedy also discussed why he thinks Stanford could help UC Berkeley and other UC Schools increase their budget from the State of California. Dr. Kennedy's interview is available from this link.