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The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

How Do Our Brains Construct Thoughts?
featuring
Joshua Greene
Department of Psychology, Harvard University
and
Thomas A. Wasow Visiting Scholar in Symbolic Systems

Monday, May 22, 2017
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Three goats wearing vintage roller skates ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 5 months ago

The selection process (also known as "Match Madness") for Symbolic Systems Summer Internships has entered the Priority Period. Summer internship descriptions are now visible to Symbolic Systems undergraduates and faculty, and student profiles are visible to faculty. Symbolic Systems undergraduate majors and faculty have until Monday, March 13 to agree ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 5 months ago

The selection process (also known as "Match Madness") for Symbolic Systems Summer Internships has begun. Students and faculty who are interested in participating should upload their profiles and internship descriptions, respectively. First Visibility for profiles and internships is scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 (at about noon), with matching taking ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 6 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

Artificial Intelligence for Sustainability

featuring
Stefano Ermon
Computer Science Department

Monday, May 8, 2017
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Recent technological developments are creating new spatio-temporal data streams that contain a wealth of information relevant to sustainable development ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 6 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

Dynamic Physical Media for Interaction and Display
featuring
Sean Follmer
Mechanical Enginnering Department

Monday, April 10, 2017
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
Interaction design is at a crossroads. As we move towards more convergence in our devices, our ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 6 months ago

SYMSYS students applying to a coterm program should send their completed Coterm Program Approval Form to symsys-sso@stanford.edu for signature.

The signed form will be returned for the student to upload and include in their online application.


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Posted by Katherine Burtt 1 year, 7 months ago

Top half of a man's head, wearing the red hat that says "Make America Great Again". From https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Make_America_Great_Again_hat_(27149010964).jpg, license CC-BY-SA-2.0STANFORD, CA, JAN. 3, 2017 - Affiliates of the Symbolic Systems Program at Stanford University have chosen the MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN hat as the Symbol of the Year from 2016, in their fifth annual vote for notable symbols.

The citation for the Symbol of the Year said: "Donald Trump's ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 7 months ago

The Symbol of the Year in 2016, as voted by Symbolic Systems Program affiliates, is...

the MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN hat

Top half of a man's head, wearing the red hat that says "Make America Great Again"

Donald Trump's red cap became a widely recognized symbol and effective distillation of his campaign. The slogan, first used by Ronald Reagan in 1980, defined a positional narrative ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 7 months ago

Our annual nominations and voting for Symbol of the Year and other Notable Symbols are underway, and the chosen symbols will be announced soon.

If you are affiliated with the Symbolic Systems Program (alum, faculty/staff, or declared student), watch your email for instructions on how to nominate, and then ...


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 8 months ago

Congratulations to Nadav Lidor ('16), who has been awarded a 2017 Rhodes Scholarship!


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Posted by Admin 1 year, 8 months ago
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