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April 2015

How We Learn Anything New, and the Importance of Focusing on Practice

Posted by Joe Knox on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:30am

When learning something new — no matter what it is — many of us move through the same levels of competence. In this post, we'll look at this progression of learning, and discuss how a focus on practice can lead to a more sustained level of self-awareness.

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Saying Yes, Saying No: A Designer’s Balancing Act

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:00am

As designers, in order to come up with innovative solutions, we must embrace a “yes, and” mindset. But to really get the job done, our most important weapon is the ability to say “no.” To be successful, we have to constantly find a balance between a mindset of “yes” and a mindset...

What's new in Stanford Framework theme, 7.x-3.0

Megan Erin Miller Posted by Megan Erin Miller on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 11:00am

On March 20, we released a major version update to our Stanford-branded, mobile-responsive, Drupal 7 theme, Stanford Framework (read more about the update here). This...

Seeking superstars to join SWS

Sara Worrell-Berg Posted by Sara Worrell Berg on Monday, April 6, 2015 - 2:54pm

The Stanford Web Services team is growing! We are looking for talented and experienced new team members who can create amazing websites and products to help Stanford faculty, students, and staff advance the mission of one of the top research universities in the world.


Habit Summit 2015: a Silicon Valley product design conference

Linnea Williams profile pic Posted by Linnea Ann Williams on Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:00am

This last week I attended the Habit Summit, a day-long conference here at Stanford where industry leaders in software and app development get together to talk frankly about how to make engaging customer experiences and get...