Amanda Rizkalla argues that Facebook’s expansion and indispensability in our lives is part of what makes it so challenging to decide where to limit it.
My best friend from home sends a Snapchat that flashes across the screen for three seconds: “We should FaceTime soon!” I tap the screen with my thumb a few times and quickly shoot back, “Yes! Definitely!” with the image of my excited face blown up behind the floating letters. A week later, after she sends…
Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind photoblog Humans of New York, spoke about his path to success and the stories behind the pictures he takes in a Wednesday talk to a full house at CEMEX Auditorium.
In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.
Stephanie Chen discusses the transformation from social networks to social media, where the brand we present to the world is of prime importance.
Although Stanford’s undergraduate population tends towards the Democratic party, the University is not without its conservative tendencies. The Stanford Review was co-founded over 30 years ago by venture capitalist and conservative philanthropist Peter Thiel; resident think tank the Hoover Institution once included Secretary of Defense James Mattis and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster among its fellows. The Stanford College Republicans (SCR), meanwhile, has traditionally kept a low profile, but the last several months have seen the group put more effort into engaging the student body.
On Feb. 1, former University President John L. Hennessy was named chairman of the board of Alphabet, Inc., the parent company of Google. Hennessy has been a board member since 2004, but he has also had ventures outside of Google. In 1981, he pioneered a research effort focused on Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) technology,…