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Highlights: Stanford 9 Oregon 5

Stanford’s goalie scored from 80 yards.

If you told Oregon’s coaching staff at the start of the game that they were going to hold Cardinal middie Peter Doyle scoreless, they probably would have felt pretty good about their chances of winning the game. 83 more words


Barcelona GSE Lecture - Using Internet Data to Understand Consumers and Markets

Lecture summary by masters students Hugo Kaminski ’15 and Yi-Ting Kuo ’15.

During the 31st Barcelona GSE Lecture, Professor Jonathan Levin, Holbrook Working Professor of Price Theory at Stanford University, discussed the advantages and challenges of using Internet commerce data for empirical research in economics. 687 more words


Part 3 Caught in a Web Scraping Maze: httr and rvest in R

At about this point, I started to think, if all these people are creating their own web scrapers, why can’t I? How hard can it be to pull some links off a page anyway…. 852 more words

Web Scraping

Allegations Of Cheating By Large Number Of Students Rocks Stanford Campus

STANFORD (KPIX 5) – Possible cheating among a large number of students has caused turmoil on the Stanford University campus.

The University Provost sent a letter to faculty and staff… 264 more words


New England Patriots Target Different Type Of Vince Wilfork Replacement

The New England Patriots have a Vince Wilfork-shaped hole in the middle of their defense. That’s a significant space for the Super Bowl champions to fill. 821 more words


Cheap Gas Likely To Last Next 20 Years As Global Oil Prices Continue Plummeting

PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Gas prices have taken California’s nearly 24.6 million drivers on a wild roller coaster ride for the last couple of months while the rest of the country enjoyed somewhat stable and lower prices. 430 more words


Tech-Dream or Tech-Hell - What's Your Take on Artificial Intelligence?

Artificial Intelligence is considered by many to be the best thing since sliced bread, then again others warn it will be the end of humanity.  Maybe you’ve seen Terminator and believe that Google is the next… 248 more words