The Stanford Daily: Concerns over ethics, diversity lead some Stanford students to say no to Silicon Valley

The Stanford Daily: Concerns over ethics, diversity lead some Stanford students to say no to Silicon Valley. “The number of undergraduate majors in computer science at Stanford has nearly quadrupled since 2010, and hackathons are almost as easy to come by as fraternity parties. When Facebook, Microsoft or Google pay over $12,000 for a table at a Stanford career fair, the return on investment is assured. Their famous brand names — not to mention their six-figure starting salaries and amenities-rich work environments — are certain to attract large crowds of talented job candidates. But there are also students whose appreciation for the technology industry is tempered by concerns over ethics and corporate cultures in the Valley.”

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