Researchers can forecast the ultimate popularity of a Facebook photo by watching how fast it is shared.
Contrary to popular belief, Stanford is not eternally sunny and warm, though I think many students wish it were. Today is the stormiest day we’ve had all year, in my completely subjective opinion. The wind was trying to steal my umbrella all day, and almost succeeded. I’ve experienced many rainy days at Stanford, and while it is never very fun to sit in class while soaking wet, I have a few tips that might help you avoid the rain on your way to class.
Faculty Senate approves two “joint majors” on a pilot basis, bringing computer science together with English and music. More joint proposals are expected.
Three Stanford alumni, including a current doctoral candidate at Stanford, have been awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships for graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in England.
In a new workshop at the Stanford Humanities Center, scholars from a range of disciplines explore how historical and cultural analysis offers crucial insight about our capitalist economy.
During a free-flowing exchange in Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday afternoon, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Stanford President John Hennessy talked about how technology could be used to help solve the world’s most challenging problems and provided a few pointers for young entrepreneurs.