Menlo Park

Menlo Park is an affluent town at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States. It is bordered by San Francisco Bay on the north and east; East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, and Stanford to the south; Atherton, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City to the west. Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States, with nearly 70% of its residents having earned an advanced degree.Menlo Park had 32,026 inhabitants according to the 2010 United States Census. In addition, Menlo Park was ranked in the top 15 US cities in CNN's "Best Places for the Rich and Single" to live.
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  • Sheryl Sandberg: I’m Staying at Facebook

    … Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg didn’t leave Facebook for Disney, or to run for public office, and she said Tuesday that she’s not leaving the social network for a cabinet position, either. At the Internet Association’s Virtuous Circle conference in Menlo Park, Calif., Tuesday, Sandberg addressed speculation that she would serve…

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  • Facebook Opens Lab for Vendors to Test Software on OCP Gear

    … Facebook opened up a lab in its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., for vendors to test their software on Open Compute Project hardware. Michael Liberte wrote in a blog post that Canonical and Red Hat were the first vendors to take advantage of the open lab, adding: Canonical and Red Hat were the first software vendors to come in and validate…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    …—including one in a repurposed mail room, in our old Palo Alto (Calif.) headquarters—were built for our infrastructure teams to prototype custom racks, servers, storage systems and network switches for our data centers. As new, hardware-oriented teams like Connectivity Lab and Oculus started to form, we built additional labs for those teams to design…

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  • How Facebook Sees How Thousands of Devices React to Code Changes

    … of commits per week, the number of iterations needed per test to get statistically significant results, etc.), we’d need to scale to nine of these rooms in our Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters within a year. This wouldn’t work, so we decided to move our mobile device lab into a data center. For much more on the challenges faced by the team working on the mobile device lab in Prineville, as well as future plans, please see Reversat’s blog post. …

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  • Facebook Names New Managing Director for India

    … Adobe managing director for south Asia Umang Bedi is the new managing director for India at Facebook. Bedi takes over for Kirthiga Reddy, who announced in February that she was returning to the U.S. Reddy is joining the social network’s global accounts team at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. The Times of India reported that while…

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Conservatives at Facebook HQ

    … Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted more than one-dozen conservative leaders at the social network’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday, in an attempt to quell concerns that conservative content was being suppressed from its Trending Topics. Trending Topics has been a hot-button topic since a Gizmodo report last week…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Black Lives Matter to Mark Zuckerberg

    … Certain activities on the wall of the MPK building in Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, Calif., have drawn the ire of co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. According to a post by Zuckerberg for Facebook employees only, which was obtained by Gizmodo (screenshot below), he was forced to address the issue of employees crossing out “black lives…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … it encodes 360 video with a pyramid geometry. The code for Facebook’s custom filter to transform 360-degree videos uploaded by users into the cube map format is now available on GitHub, and announcements related to encoding 360 videos to stream them in VR without buffering were: A move from equirectangular layouts to a cube format reduces file…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
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