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

    … as secretary of the Treasury or secretary of commerce if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency. Tony Romm of Politico reported that Sandberg said during a fireside chat at the event: I’m staying at Facebook. I really am staying at Facebook. I’m very happy. I think the issues we’re here to talk about, which are issues around policy, matter. The government…

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

    … their software on three of Facebook’s open hardware components: dual-socket Leopard servers (below), Honey Badger storage enclosures (below) and Knox JBODs (just a bunch of disks) (above). Canonical and Red Hat deployed their most popular software packages to see if there were any compatibility challenges, and the results were what we had hoped…

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  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    …, prototype and test. Today we have hardware labs all over the world—from our Oculus facilities in the Seattle area to our Aquila hangar in the U.K. to our laser communications lab in Southern California—as well as a number of custom labs in our Menlo Park office that are used by the Oculus, Connectivity Lab and infrastructure teams. These labs have all…

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

    … Why is there a wall featuring thousands of mobile devices, older and newer, in Facebook’s data center in Prineville, Ore.? It’s not there for decoration. Facebook production engineer Antoine Reversat described how Facebook examines the impact of code changes on thousands of devices in a blog post. Reversat wrote: Initially, engineers tested…

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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- 10 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…

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  • The Nuts and Bolts Behind Facebook’s 360-Degree Videos

    … unsupervised understanding of what is happening in a video and predicting what’s going to happen next”: The social network said its Vision Understanding team is studying ways to understand video with unsupervised learning models, adding that rather than labeling objects, scenes and actions, it deals with voxels– individual video pixels over time…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Reveals Its Most Popular 360-Degree Videos

    … of Taiwan. BuzzFeed created a 360 video bringing attention to the devastating aftermath of California’s Valley fire. GoPro shared a thrilling video showing people what it’s like to catch some big waves in Tahiti. Mark Zuckerberg shared a time-lapse 360 video of Facebook’s campus. The New Orleans Saints brought fans behind the scenes, showing the team’s…

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  • Facebook Releases 2016 Hacker Cup Schedule

    … By David Cohen on Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:00 PM Facebook announced the schedule for its 2016 Hacker Cup, as well as a venue change for the finals, from Menlo Park, Calif., to London. The social network described its annual programming contest as follows on its Hacker Cup page: Hacking is core to how we build at Facebook. Whether we’re building…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
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