Tag: Stanford

Startup Culture at Stanford

“Some companies are born in the classroom. Terry Winograd looks like an academic, with bushy white hair and a mustache to rival Einstein’s. When the former computer science professor first went to work at Stanford in 1973, his intentions...

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Founding a University

“When railroad magnate and former California Gov. Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, lost their only child, Leland, Jr., to typhoid in 1884, they decided to build a university as the most fitting memorial, and deeded to it...

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