Failures, Facts, and Fast Walking: TechTrek East 2018

“Fail fast” ...And cheaply. Among all the companies we visited on our action-packed Trek to New York City, this was a common theme every company touched upon in some way. To be adaptable, react to shortcomings, and pivot accordingly is something all companies, of all sizes, have had to deal with. An analogy that struck me … Continue reading Failures, Facts, and Fast Walking: TechTrek East 2018

Spotify, Tencent, and the Sirius Music Industry Revolution

Introduction The music industry has changed dramatically during the last twenty years. When reading Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs this summer, I looked behind the scenes at the creation and expansion of iTunes, Apple’s online music store that began the music industry upheaval. It’s crazy to think that iTunes was released only seventeen years ago in … Continue reading Spotify, Tencent, and the Sirius Music Industry Revolution

Blockchain in the Legal Industry

After our blockchain discussion last Wednesday, I became interested in learning more about how blockchain is used in industries other than financial services. This past summer I worked as an Intellectual Property intern at Mintz—a Boston law firm. The majority of the work I performed was administrative, and Wednesday’s discussion made me wonder whether blockchain … Continue reading Blockchain in the Legal Industry