Attendees at the annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit (SVES) on Thursday, Jun. 21 worked to develop plans that may enhance energy efficiency, both in the United States worldwide.
At its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate heard presentations on the University’s budget for the upcoming academic year, as well as efforts to improve faculty diversity.
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.
After a barrage of accusations that Stanford’s recently-acquired ValleyCare Medical Center is a poor work environment — including allegations of worker intimidation, bribery and patient endangerment — the hospital’s nurses have taken matters into their own hands and unionized.
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.
Slock.it’s story is but but one turbulent chapter in the no less than tumultuous story of cryptocurrencies. Not yet a decade old, cryptocurrency got its start in 2009 after an anonymous user under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto posted a white paper outlining a system for trustless transactions.