Unsurprisingly, every student in our class has a Facebook account. Today, Facebook has become a necessity for any college student – or rather for any functioning member of society. Founding Story On February 4, 2004, Harvard students Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin launched a social networking service called “The Facebook”. The website improved on … Continue reading Facebook: The King of Advertising
As we prepare to head to Silicon Valley in T-1 week (yay!), I wanted to give a brief background in how it came to be, some of the issues facing the Valley today, and if/where Silicon Valley 2.0 may arise. Fast Facts: Silicon Valley is currently valued as a $3 trillion neighborhood Silicon Valley and … Continue reading Silicon Valley: The Big Picture
The rise of cloud computing has reshaped jobs and businesses for the past decade, yet Forbes reported that over 80% of American had no idea what it was, with nearly 30% thinking it had to do with the weather. My goal with this blog post is to hopefully give everyone a better understanding of what … Continue reading Cloud Computing 101
In this post, I will list and analysis some notable current activity of Fanatics from the past year so we may all be better prepared for our visit to their headquarters over spring break. Fanatics Has Record Super Bowl Sales After Targeted Ads Following this most recent Super Bowl, Fanatics has had record sales on … Continue reading Fanatics: A Recent Analysis of Their Current Events
“As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys across retail channels through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture.” Starting Line-Up Player 1: Mike Rubin. Mike started selling ski-equipment out of his parent’s basement when … Continue reading Let’s Cheer for Fanatics
To introduce you to the company I chose for my presentation, let’s start off by giving you the 5 W’s and H of Optimizely: (Hint: Use these if someone on our trip says to you, “So, tell me about Optimizely!”) Who: Optimizely was founded by Pete Koomen and Dan Siroker, both ex-Google employees. Koomen was … Continue reading Optimizely: The reason my web page might not look like yours
While reading the news and thinking about what to write about, I stumbled upon a report that originates from Axios.com which shows a dated government proposal which described a potential implementation of nationalized 5G network for the United States. Although the President strongly denied the nationalization of such a network and it is highly unlikely … Continue reading What is 5G, and How Can it Change Our Lives?