President Barack Obama arrived in the Bay Area Wednesday for a two-day fundraising trip, during which he will hope to raise at least $3 million in campaign donations for the upcoming presidential election, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In short, one is not hard pressed to find ways in which Stanford’s close link to Silicon Valley may negatively affect the academic environment.
Climate change aside, the reliance of shipping on fossil fuels is inherently unsustainable.
According to Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, the Italian car manufacturer has much in common with Silicon Valley companies, including product exclusivity and priority of design and details. Still, Montezemolo told the Stanford community Tuesday that a recent meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook had him thinking about his company in a new way.
The Stanford US-Russia Forum (SURF) teamed up with the student-run initiative Emerging Silicon Valleys Tuesday evening to host a panel of Russian entrepreneurs in a forum titled, “The Russians Are Coming: Global Online Games, Entrepreneurship & Innovation in a Changing Society.” The event aimed to inform students of the prospects of the Russian online gaming market and encourage collaboration between entrepreneurs in the United States and Russia.
The federally funded National Science Foundation (NSF) program made its debut on the Stanford campus in the fall. I-Corps is the first NSF program that assists scientists and engineers in creating start-ups by transitioning their ideas and inventions into a viable business.