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Tech Bytes
Tech Bytes: 09.20.2017

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

Facebook’s Very Big Problem With Ads Platform Two major stories are causing heartburn for the Menlo Park social platform. The first, that Special Co...

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How to Teach a Kid Thousands of Miles Away | You Should Listen To This

Oliver J. Engelhart, Marketing and Research Intern

VIPKid is a Beijing based tech startup that is looking to change the way students and teachers approach virtual education. The company is meeting a ne...

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MBA Alum Fellow Spotlight: Kate Thunnissen T’02

Oliver J. Engelhart, Marketing and Research Intern

At CDS, we place great value on our network of friends and colleagues.  Our Alumni MBA Fellows are an important part of the Center and are continuous...

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Tech Bytes
Tech Bytes: 05.19.2017

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Still Going Strong – The worldwide scourge of the WannaCry ransomware attack is not done yet. As workers returned to the...

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Tech Bytes
Tech Bytes: 05.11.2017

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

SoFi Moves to Expand Its Services Via the ILC – The peer-to-peer refinancer of student loans announced its intention to seek an industrial loan comp...

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MBA Alum Fellow Spotlight: Tapasya Govindarajan T’15

Posted by Sonia Faciszewski

At CDS, we place great value on our network of friends and colleagues.  Our Alumni MBA Fellows are an important part of the Center and are continuous...

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Tech Bytes
Tech Bytes: 05.03.2017

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

AI and Automation Are Coming for White Collar Workers, Too – The traditional focus on technology eating jobs has been one of blue collar workers lo...

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Social Impact: Wearables for Good

Sonia Faciszewski, Communication & Marketing Manager

When one hears the term “wearables” we often think of Fitbit, or perhaps Apple Watch.  However, this terms is much broader than health, fashion a...

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Pinterest’s Second Act | You Should Listen To This

Ross Dutille, Program Coordinator

Do you remember when Pinterest was the hot new ‘social network’ that everyone needed? It was just a couple of years ago, and now, Pinteres...

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What the Uber Profile by the NY Times Says About Penalties in a Digital Economy

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

The New York Times has an in-depth profile of Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick out that poses the question of when Uber will face repercussions for its well-...

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Instacart: Apoorva Mehta | You Should Listen To This

Ross Dutille, Program Coordinator

A new series of blog posts, “You Should Listen to This” picks out some of the best technology podcasts the CDS team has come across.  The...

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Own Your Personal Brand

John Chandler T'86, Alumni Advisor & Executive Fellow

Keep Perspective When Your Career is in Transition, and be a Champion for Others In the fall of 2015, I found myself navigating a long winding descent...

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United Airlines Epically Underestimates the Impact of Digital Technologies on Its Business

Patrick Wheeler, Assistant Director

Unless you have been out of the country, you know it’s been a bad few weeks for United Airlines. Both the blocking juvenile passengers for wearing l...

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America’s Television Graveyards | You Should Listen To This

Ross Dutille, Program Coordinator

A new series of blog posts, “You Should Listen to This” picks out some of the best technology podcasts the CDS team has come across.  The...

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Hacking The iPhone For Fun, Profit, And Maybe Espionage | You Should Listen To This

Ross Dutille, Program Coordinator

The ever-popular podcast, Planet Money, dives into the world of secret backdoors into different technologies – specifically the apple mobile operati...

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