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  • Ray Lewis Pep Talks Are The Best Pep Talks

    Ravens’ linebacker Ray Lewis stopped by the Stanford locker room before Tuesday night’s NIT game. If I had known that, I definitely would have made a ton of money betting on them to win. Also I would have a gambling addiction, because that’s what you call people who bet on the NIT.

    Jack Moore 2 years ago 3 responses

  • Today Is Steve Jobs Day

    Governor Jerry Brown has declared today (10/16/2011) Steve Jobs Day for the state of California. To commemorate, Apple is holding an invitation-only memorial at Stanford University this afternoon; for those of us who won’t make it, here’s an appropriate video tribute. “I made song using only sounds from Apple products and Steve’s 2005 Stanford commencement speech,” writes YouTuber AzRmusic. “Every instrument, including drums, has been sampled from a Mac product, tuned by ear, and replayed in the context of the song.” (via Watch Video ›

    Brian Abrams 2 years ago 19 responses

  • Technology’s Toll: Impatience and Forgetfulness

    Are your Facebook friends more interesting than those you have in real life? Has high-speed Internet made you impatient with slow-speed children? Do you sometimes think about reaching for the fast-forward button, only to realize that life does not come with a remote control? “More and more, life is resembling the chat room,” says Dr. Elias Aboujaoude, director of the Impulse Control Disorders Clinic at Stanford. “We’re paying a price in terms of our cognitive life because of this virtual lifestyle.”

    NYTimes 3 years ago respond