Alumni News & Features

Peter Deng (Class of 2005), Director of Product Management at Facebook, spoke recently at the TechCrunch CrunchUp about Facebook's focus on mobile development.

 


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Clifford Nass (Thomas More Storke Professor of Communication, and Professor, by courtesy, of Sociology, of Computer Science, of Education and of Law) spoke earlier this summer at a Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences symposium about his research on media multitasking, which he and Eyal Ophir (M.S ...


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Google's Chrome VP Brian Rakowski (Class of 2002) features in a story about the Associate Product Manager program, founded by Yahoo!'s new CEO, Marissa Mayer (Class of 1997) during her time at Google, titled "Marissa Mayer Has a Secret Weapon" [Wired.com]:

"Consider the first APM, a fresh ...


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Psychology Profs. Michael C. Frank (Class of 2003) and Noah Goodman are featured in a recent Stanford Report story: "Stanford psychologists aim to help computers understand you better".


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Marissa Mayer (Class of 1997) has been named Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo! Inc. From the New York Times:

"Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate ...


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Scott Forstall (Class of 1991), Senior Vice President of iOS Software at Apple, spoke this week at Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco about new features in iOS6.

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Posted by Admin 5 years, 6 months ago

We are pleased to announce that Michael Bernstein (Class of 2006) will be joining the Computer Science Department at Stanford as an Assistant Professor. Michael is graduating this spring with a Ph.D. at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). As an undergraduate in Symbolic Systems in ...


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Check out Adam Tow (Class of 1997) reporting recently about our 25th Anniversary Celebration (with a few photos).


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Posted by Admin 5 years, 7 months ago

Multiple sources are reporting that Chris Cox (Class of 2004), who is Vice President of Product at Facebook, has emerged as a star in the "video roadshow" during the runup to Facebook's IPO.

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Mike Krieger (Class of 2008, M.S. 2009) was featured recently in numerous press stories about the acquisition of Instagram (which he co-founded) by Facebook. Among the most widely cited was a profile of the company and its founders in the New York Times that mentioned Mike's Symbolic Systems ...


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Posted by Admin 5 years, 8 months ago

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