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A Talk with Héctor García Molina


During this activity:

This activity helps the student develop the following skills, values and attitudes: proficiency in English, critical thinking, and a vision of the international context.

Activity Description

This activity is about the talk given by Dr. Héctor García Molina on August 27. Dr. García Molina is a Mexican/American computer scientist and Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He was advisor to Sergey Brin the founder of Google from 1993 to 1997 when he was a computer science student at Stanford. Publish a blog entry as stated below.

NOTE: This talk will be given on Wednesday, August 27, from 11:00 to 12:00 hrs. at the Sala de Alta Dirección, EGADE.


In your course blog, publish an original blog entry of at least 300 words in English or Spanish. Your entry may consist of a comment, opinion or critique about the talk. Alternatively, your entry may rebut or support any of your classmates’ entries. In this case, you should always be respectful and include an adequate line of reasoning that justifies your assertions. If you happen to consult other sources (books, digital library, Internet, magazines, etc.) you should state the complete reference.

Due date is Monday, September 1.


This activity will be evaluated using the following criteria:

-10 The blog entry contains three or more grammar or spelling errors.
-30 The blog entry was published or shared after the due date.
-30 The blog entry cited some resource, but the corresponding reference was not included.
-90 The blog entry is mostly irrelevant.
-50 The blog entry consists of less than 300 words.
-100 The blog entry is not in English.