Disclaimer: so sorry about the cheesiness of this blog title, I wanted to wrap it all up and that is the best that my Monday morning brain could come up with. Honestly, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Tech Trek East and our time in New York City would probably be … Continue reading From Machine, Platform, Crowd to Caffeine, Brainstorm, Proud
Given the exciting special guest we'll be having on Wednesday, I found it fitting to do some research on Sophie Miller and the facet of Google that she has been involved in. Miller currently leads business development for shopping across Google's Daydream AR and VR products. She has been working at google since 2007, taking … Continue reading Hey Google, let’s Daydream
Background Today's society is becoming increasingly interwoven with technology. This development is especially beneficial in the health and wellness aspect of daily lives. I was made aware of this fact back in 2015, when a student from my town that was playing football at Tabor Academy made the news--an Apple watch had very likely saved … Continue reading An AI Invasion into Fitness Innovation
Oisin Hanrahan and Umang Dua first realized they were onto something while the two Harvard Business School students were sitting in their messy college-student-style apartment, wishing there were a fast, convenient way to find trustworthy, effective cleaners. Through forthcoming deliberations came their brainchild--Handybook. From its founding in 2012 to the present day, the company, now … Continue reading Handy.com: “The easy, reliable way to take care of your home.”
Summary: Andrew (“Andy”) McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson’s Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future is a fascinating commentary on the direction in which the world is moving. The authors immediately dive into three brilliant encompassments of the title’s three topics. From describing a machine that can reliably defeat the world’s champions of the Chinese game … Continue reading Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future
Hi everyone! I hope your summers are going swimmingly and you're excited for the coming semester! My name is Grace Kilroy and I'm from Barnstable, MA (on Cape Cod) (pro tip: it's "on", not "in"). I was born in Boston and grew up on the Cape, so it felt only right to stay in MA … Continue reading Selfie!