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HACK.d Projects Posted

The 150 people who started this weekend as relative strangers as part of the d.school’s first hackathon are presenting their work live this afternoon to members of the public and a panel of expert judges and investors. We’re floored by the creativity and range of the professionals who participated, not to mention the huge potential…
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HACK.d Projects Posted

Hack.D Day 2 Wrap-Up

Over 36 hours into the weekend, there is still incredible energy across about a dozen diverse teams hacking away on a wide variety of projects to address this hackathon’s challenge to Bring Design Thinking to the World. After organizing together out of 125 unacquainted participants early on Friday night, the diversity in backgrounds and approaches…
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Hack.D Day 2 Wrap-Up

Meet the Judges for “HACK.d” Jan. 27-29

“HACK.d” ON JANUARY 27-29, 2012 Exactly one week from TODAY we’ll be hosting the first-ever HACK.d weekend here at the d.school. It’ll be a 48-hour hackathon for a weekend of interdisciplinary collaboration and prototyping. CLICK HERE TO RSVP and GET ALL THE DETAILS. The kick-off will take place next Friday, 1/27 at 7pm in the Atrium. There…
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Meet the Judges for “HACK.d” Jan. 27-29

Winter/Spring Classes Pitchfest is Nov 4 at 5:30PM

Calling all Stanford University Graduate Students! Come to the d.school at building 550 for an info expo and pitchfest about our Winter and Spring offerings on the evening of Thursday, November 4, from 5:30 – 7:30PM Preview classes of interest to you for 2011. We’ll have a succession of elevator pitches of all the upcoming classes (that…
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Winter/Spring Classes Pitchfest is Nov 4 at 5:30PM

How to hack a z-rack

An icon from the earliest days at the d.school, the “z-rack” is a mindful hack that has literally transformed the way we work.  Scott Doorley and George Kembel originally modified garment racks to create inexpensive (and plentiful) dry-erase surfaces to facilitate and capture the process of being visual with ideas. The z-racks unintentionally became excellent…
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How to hack a z-rack

The Bootcamp Bootleg is Here!

The d.school Bootcamp teaching team has curated a loose collection of the methods, modes and mindsets that Bootcamp students found most useful this quarter. The Bootcamp Bootleg is intended for people who’ve already had an introduction to design thinking, but who need some refreshers as they head out to tackle real-world challenges. The teaching team…
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The Bootcamp Bootleg is Here!

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