Dr. Clifford Nass
Co-founder & Board Member
Cliff passed away at the age of 55 after suffering a heart attack. As a driving force behind the founding of TeachAids, he was dedicated to ensuring that the gold standard of research was built into the DNA of TeachAids. Every person, regardless of their background and global address should receive highest quality products. Cliff’s profile will remain on our website as a reminder to live each day with the utmost humility and meaning. We dedicate our global HIV education effort in memory of our dear friend and co-founder. His brilliance, generousity, and kindness is missed by us all.
Dr. Clifford Nass was the Thomas M. Storke Professor at Stanford University, with appointments in Communication, Computer Science, Education, Law, and Sociology. He was also director of the Communication between Humans and Interactive Media Lab and co-director of the Kozmetsky Global Collaboratory. He is the creator of the Computers Are Social Actors paradigm, and the author of three books – The Media Equation, Wired for Speech, and The Man Who Lied to His Laptop – as well as over 125 papers on social-psychological aspects of human-technology interaction and non-parametric statistics. He passed away on November 2, 2013, but his legacy lives on in his work. He was a Co-Founder and founding Board Member of TeachAids.