In a recent article, The Stanford Review implied that activists misled the community in campaigning for Phi Kappa Psi to cancel an event with Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale ’03. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
Phi Kappa Psi house staff has officially cancelled an event with Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale that was scheduled to be held at the Phi Psi house on Thursday at 5 p.m.
“Stanford Analytica” trended on social media Tuesday afternoon as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress on the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach and fielded questions about data mining startup Palantir. But what does Stanford or Palantir have to do with Facebook’s data disaster?
“Silicon Valley is a one party state,” Palantir founder Peter Thiel ’89 said from the stage of Hauck Auditorium. “The other side doesn’t care for you and your side doesn’t care for you because they don’t need to.”
On Wednesday, tech workers, Stanford students and the larger Silicon Valley community organized at the Palantir Headquarters in Palo Alto to protest technology misuse and the formation of digital registries used to track immigrants, particularly Muslim Americans.
Joe Lonsdale ’04, co-founder of Palantir and Addepar, spoke on campus last Wednesday on the subject of “the coming transformation” in technology, in a talk that also featured Lonsdale’s own career experiences across the financial and technology sectors.
Joe Lonsdale ’04 is a co-founder of Palantir and Addepar and a general partner at early-growth technology fund Formation 8. In an interview with The Daily, Lonsdale spoke about his time at Stanford, how it has influenced his career in Silicon Valley and the role of technology in addressing broader socioeconomic issues. The Stanford…
The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards, a technology industry awards ceremony co-hosted this year by TechCrunch, GigaOm and VentureBeat, takes place on Jan. 31 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. Twenty Crunchies categories will be awarded, with numerous companies founded or led by Stanford alumni nominated as finalists for major categories.