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Tis the Season…for social media prototypes

Here at the d.school, our holiday elves are hard at work on some new social media prototypes. Our goal? To help create engaging conversations about design thinking and make connections between design thinkers (that’s you!). So, in that spirit, tell us how you’re prototyping your way through the holidays this year. Comment on what prototypes…
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Tis the Season…for social media prototypes

Driptech Makes Business Week’s 25 Most Intriguing New Businesses

Peter Frykman poses with a hot-off-the-press copy of Business Week featuring Driptech, the drip irrigation company Peter formed using technology he developed with his Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability team. Business Week’s story exposes the newest and most interesting companies that are being born even in the midst of this recession. “History shows that great…
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Driptech Makes Business Week’s 25 Most Intriguing New Businesses

Customer Focused Innovation

Twenty executives from around the world used design thinking last week to help re-invent the purchasing experience for a company that’s busy re-thinking an entire industry: Tesla Motors. The project was part of Customer Focused Innovation, a week-long executive education program co-hosted by the d.school and the GSB.  The program takes a “clean models, dirty…
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Customer Focused Innovation

East Palo Alto Teachers Save Mom and Pop

Last Thursday on California Ave in Palo Alto, teachers from East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy, an Aspire school, and East Palo Alto Charter School began a two day professional development workshop run by the k12 lab research team.  The teachers, who excelled at previous design thinking modules around brainstorming and prototyping, finally got the opportunity…
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East Palo Alto Teachers Save Mom and Pop

(Thurs. 11/5 @ 5:30pm) d.school Winter/Spring classes info session

Calling all Stanford University Graduate Students! Come to the d.school for an info session about our 2010 Winter AND Spring quarter classes on the evening of Thursday, November 5, from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. (that’s TOMORROW!!) Preview classes that might interest you for 2010. We’ll have a succession of quick overviews of all the upcoming…
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(Thurs. 11/5 @ 5:30pm) d.school Winter/Spring classes info session

d.school Tailgate BBQ

We are inviting the whole d.school community (you!) to a tailgate BBQ this Saturday. Come hang out with the d.school community. Saturday November 7, 11 am on Maloney Field near the corner of El Camino Real and Sam MacDonald Road. Head off to the game [12:30 pm start] or stay with us into the afternoon….
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d.school Tailgate BBQ