Although I made two separate trips to see the Golden Gate Bridge, and failed to see it twice, I wouldn’t have wanted this trip any other way. Thank you so much Tech Trek! This experience was better than I could have imagined, and changed my perspective. Although I always liked the idea of working and … Continue reading Opening New Doors – Thank you TechTrek
Last week I retweeted an article about DeepMind, and their new project to teach their AI to play a card game called Hanabi that requires theory of mind and more reasoning beyond other card games. I wanted to bring it up in the Twitter discussion, but we decided to table the discussion on AI until … Continue reading Hanabi: DeepMind’s Answer to Theory of Mind in AI
For my research presentation I looked into True Ventures which is, as I’m sure you can guess, a venture capitalist firm. They were founded in 2005 and are based out of Silicon Valley, but are currently located in Palo Alto. After looking into the company, I think it is safe to say they really do … Continue reading True Ventures
There seems to be a trend among venture capitalists in that investments are larger but the number of companies invested in is decreasing. Is this a concerning movement for the startup industry? How are companies supposed to begin experimenting if they cannot get anyone to invest in them. On the other hand, how are companies … Continue reading Such Thing as Too Much Money?
A common thought, at least in my experience, is that the way startups work and are managed is vastly different from that of massive established companies. However, Eric Ries analyzes the entrepreneurial management style and how it can benefit all companies. Although The Startup Way by Eric Ries is a follow up book to his … Continue reading Book Summary: The Startup Way by Eric Ries
Hi everyone! My name is Madison (Maddie) Kirby and I am a sophomore in the Carroll School of Management pursuing concentrations in Finance and Information Systems. I grew up in Boulder, Colorado and I absolutely love it there—not to say that I do not also love it in Boston. However, Boulder was an amazing place … Continue reading Selfie : Maddie Kirby