For the second year, student organizers of Stanford University’s Frost Music and Arts Festival are creating large-scale, interactive art installations to be displayed at Saturday’s concert.
This week, Peninsula Report brings you stories about growth: Silicon Valley gains momentum in the marketplace, “fat activists” question the healthy body and Burning Man works with entrepreneurs to globally expand.
Peninsula Press reporters bring us stories of conflict: Burning Man seeks to expand globally through Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and Cupertino residents fight with the city over public trees. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives us a glimpse into conflicts around the world.
The Burning Man project is looking to expand its culture globally, place more emphasis on technology and innovation, and train what could become the next generation of leaders: young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs.
A census-themed camp at the annual Burning Man festival recently released its 2011 data. It reveals that “burners” span all ages, political parties and levels of education.
Ridejoy, a Silicon Valley startup that pairs people who needs rides with drivers, got its start by matchmaking rides to Burning Man in 2011. Only a year old, the company has loyal employees and users.