Founded by University of California, Berkeley graduates Kevin Wu and Derrick Mar, in February 2017, Pathrise is, in Wu’s words, an “online career accelerator intended to teach people how to get the best job possible.”
The President’s State of the Union address and the reactions to it have highlighted the absence of a national agreement on the appropriate role for the government to play in improving the lives of our citizens and, more importantly, the lives of our children and grandchildren. I don’t know anyone who does not want our nation to be GREAT!
In an interview with The Daily, Garcia said that the business model has proven successful because many people are “discontent about the way” used cars are sold at dealerships.
Theranos was one of a handful of so-called “unicorns,” a Silicon Valley term for startup companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion.
Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos will leave his role at the company this month for a position as adjunct professor at Stanford’s Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI). According to a Facebook post by Stamos, he plans to research cybersecurity, misuse of technology and the spread of misinformation, particularly with regard to the upcoming midterm elections, at Stanford.
The nation’s newly acquired lens on how common occupational instability has become made the recent release of Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer’s book “Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It” both timely and necessary.
On Feb. 23, Stanford filed a federal lawsuit against multiple Hewlett-Packard companies, seeking millions in damages for HP’s purported chemical contamination of “substantial portions” of 1601 S. California Avenue — land that Stanford owns — during a grading project sometime between 1970 and 1999. The named corporations in the original lawsuit are Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Agilent Technologies.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.