Athey, who has worked with Microsoft to develop new theories on the effect of the Internet on advertising, news consumption and more, is one of the leading experts in the field. Her research on the convergence of big data and economics, moreover, has even shaken up the way the web works.
Bill Gates brought a different message to campus than many visiting CEOs and speakers during a presentation to a packed Cubberley Auditorium Wednesday afternoon. The private sector can’t do it all, the Microsoft founder said, emphasizing the importance of foreign aid and philanthropy to tackle the most pressing global challenges.
Cornell University announced Tuesday morning that it is partnering with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology to submit a proposal to build an applied sciences graduate campus in New York City.
And the great idea here is to take some random boring movie about a dull legal procedure or some such and suddenly tie it into a technology or product that people care deeply (and irrationally) about. Here are a few ideas for how to do that…
Standing before a packed Memorial Auditorium on Monday, Bill Gates asked, “Are the brightest minds working on the most important problems?” Despite a number of significant breakthroughs over the past decades, the answer for Gates is far from a resounding “yes.”