When struggling to decide how to structure this final blog, I looked back on the first post I wrote for this class during winter break. This paragraph in particular really stood out to me: “Put simply, after taking this class, I want to be able to go on a twenty-minute rant when someone mentions the … Continue reading “Selfie” Take 2: A reflection
I decided to write my second to last blog on the toy everyone wished they got for Christmas: a drone. While they are fun to play with and fly around (I know from first-hand experience), drones have important business and life-saving applications that I decided to explore and share with you. While, to my knowledge, … Continue reading It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s a drone?
To introduce you to the company I chose for my presentation, let’s start off by giving you the 5 W’s and H of Optimizely: (Hint: Use these if someone on our trip says to you, “So, tell me about Optimizely!”) Who: Optimizely was founded by Pete Koomen and Dan Siroker, both ex-Google employees. Koomen was … Continue reading Optimizely: The reason my web page might not look like yours
I was inspired to write this blog post about the charitable acts of some of the companies we will be visiting in Silicon Valley for two main reasons. First, as I mentioned in an earlier post, I interned at a startup last summer that focused on nonprofit marketing. There, I saw the effect that charitable … Continue reading Giving Back in Silicon Valley
Over the past couple of weeks, I quickly finished the book I signed up to read for this class titled, “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are”. This New York Times best-seller was written by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a New York Times op-ed contributor and … Continue reading “Everybody Lies” Book Summary
Hello Professor Kane, Professor Doyle, and all of my fellow #BCSTT classmates! I hope finals were relatively painless for all and everyone is enjoying some much-deserved time off. My name is Kipp Milone (And no, Kipp is not short for anything. Just Kipp.). I am from a small town on the Connecticut shoreline called Madison … Continue reading Selfie