Everyone thinks tech is going to save us. Not only because the digital revolution has changed everything — how we relate to each other, how we communicate with each other, how we love each other or how we spend over half our waking lives each day — but also because the technology industry itself has…
Irreverent. Wacky. Intellectual. Miserable, disaffected, peaked-in-high-school types itching to drop out and start the next Google/Instagram/Theranos-without-the-illegal-activity. Before coming to Stanford, my head was filled with all of the things I thought that its students would be like. It informed the classes I chose and the conversations I had, and most of all, it made me…
Stanford students, alongside their colleagues at peer institutions, have too readily surrendered ownership over forging our lives in the mold of excellence, whatever that may mean for each individual.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was recently invited to speak at an AI conference sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. A group of Google employees and tech activists are now opposing this invitation, citing Schmidt’s questionable ethical conduct and HAI’s close connections with big tech.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has filed a lawsuit in Northern California U.S. District Court against Palo Alto technology company VMware for discriminatory employment that violates state and federal laws.
Former director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab Fei-Fei Li and Stanford humanities professor and former Provost John Etchemendy are on a mission to “bring the humanities and social thinking into tech.”
Fashion X, Stanford’s first pre-professional organization focused on fashion and tech, partnered with Hillel to bring Liraz Cohen Mordechai, known as Liri, an Israeli fashion lecturer, to talk about the fashion and tech scene in Israel.
Ten students protested the invitation of guest lecturer and Salesforce Chief Scientist Richard Socher in “SYMSYS 1: Minds and Machines,” on Tuesday morning.