Mark Zuckerberg’s former mentor and one of Facebook’s earliest investors, Roger McNamee — author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe” — is now one of the company’s most vocal critics. McNamee addressed the dangers to society and democracy posed by social media in a talk at CEMEX on Thursday that was moderated by…
In the wake of the historic Lyft IPO — wherein the rideshare unicorn beat Uber to going public and was recently valuated at about $24 billion — many are now turning their attention from the stock market tickings to rider safety concerns for these services.
Former director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab Fei-Fei Li and Stanford humanities professor and former Provost John Etchemendy are on a mission to “bring the humanities and social thinking into tech.”
Geza Kovacs and his team of researchers developed HabitLab, a mechanism for improving productivity, in the form a browser extension complete with dozens of customizable intervention techniques called “nudges” that help users track and “regain control” of their online browsing habits.
Starting today, Stanford will notify owners of “newly created or modified” public files if the University has found sensitive information within their documents.
Frustrated by a lack of information about campus events, Sumi Mudgill ’21 created FullSend.App, an event advertising platform that she and her team hope will change how information about campus events is disseminated to college students across the country.
Ever been frustrated about how long it takes for your Netflix episode to buffer or how blurry the resolution of your YouTube video is? A team of computer science researchers at Stanford think they can ameliorate video-streaming standards.
“Startups die of indigestion, not starvation” is one of the rules for building “iconic companies,” Mayfield Venture Capital Managing Partner Navin Chaddha Ph.D. ’92 said int a Wednesday presentation as part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar series.