Although better known for generating the self-righteous technocrats HBO’s “Silicon Valley” tends to satirize than the actors who play them, Stanford is not without its fair share of students who are passionate about the arts. On such student, Stanford alum Joshua Chang ’09, uses his experience in the heart of tech industry to better mock the new-age…
When something of this nature comes up, something that poses to wreak havoc on the environment and compound the disadvantages of countries that are already economically marginalized, we have a responsibility to anticipate and prevent the damage.
Hack for Defense is an organization that serves as a platform to connect the Pentagon, Silicon Valley and Stanford University in order to solve some of the most pressing problems in national security.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about his innovation initiatives and ideas of promoting exchanges between Japan and Silicon Valley in a speech at Bing Concert Hall on Thursday afternoon. Meanwhile, dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the Hall, protesting his revisionist historical views and nationalist sentiments regarding Japan’s role in World War II.
Silicon Valley holds a well-deserved reputation for innovation, and this forward-thinking spirit must be applied to building a just and sustainable transportation system.
Within the last few years, the field of computer science (CS) has grown rapidly nationwide. At Stanford, a university with a strong history of computer science, the annual number of students declaring CS as their major has grown more than 300 percent in the last decade. While this change has created excitement within the department, the rapid expansion has also provoked concerns amongst faculty.
It is time for the residents of Palo Alto to take ownership of the future development of their community. We should no longer cower behind the idea that gentrification is a “natural” and “inevitable” market force. Doing so denies our collective agency in changing the situation.
On Tuesday evening, the Graduate School of Business (GSB) hosted the third annual Israeli Entrepreneurship Fair, an event for Israeli companies from Silicon Valley to recruit potential employees and to share what they do with Stanford students. Approximately 300 people came over the course of the evening, and the room was filled with students and company representatives.