Visit from Craig Newmark

  InthisTuesday 17th of February we had the luck to receive Craig Newmark in the Swissnex. He is the founder of Craiglist, the main local classified website in the USA. The website is one of the most seen in the world. It receives more than 50 billion views per month. That’s represent more than 60 […]

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The “Swiss Idea” challenge

As the concluding post of this blog (at least for this academic year), I would like to tell the story about how my students have dealt with the challenge I gave them. The IIM San Francisco study trip was not only an opportunity to visit companies and universities in the Bay Area, but also an […]

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Making a video for StudyBox

After having spent a full day in a coworking space called “we work”, Sabine and Camille had a wonderful idea. What about making a short video to present StudyBox which is a startup created by two HEIG-VD student and which allows students to share their lectures notes. As I am being part of the study […]

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Xerox and the PARC

Today morning, we took the train from San Fransisco to Palo Alto. The famous town where Steve Jobs grew. But today was not about him or Apple… well, not directly. Because Apple owes a lot to another great innovative company from the Silicon Valley. This company is Xerox and more precisly it’s Palo Alto Research […]

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For developers – and others…

You may have read the blog entry from February 10, 2015 «Where passion meets curiousity». Did you every think of the personality standing behind a blogpost or any other article? IBM watson contains a tool in a beta version, but open for everyone to use it, of a text analyzer to do user modelling. Analyzing […]

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SPIE PHOTONICS WEST

SPIE PHOTONICS WEST at the Moscone convention center is one of the highlight of the international year of light 2015. Over 1200 companies are coming from all over the world to show off their skill and technology.  Check out : www.spie.org/pw for more info… The PHOTONICS WEST is about Laser technology, optical fiber, lent and […]

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