Why visiting the BEARS 2018 was hard, but totally worth it!

Never heard of the BEARS? What if I give you a hint: Berkeley. Getting closer? Yes, the football (Be careful, I ...

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Buck’s Restaurant in Woodside, CA

To end our Silicon Valley Day Tour, we went to Buck’s Restaurant in Woodside for dinner. What might look like an ...

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DeveloperWeek 2018, a day at geeky paradise

The third weekday of our trip was about developers and everything that developers like to do or see. We took the ...

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Conference « View from the Top » @ Stanford University with Virginia M. “Ginni” Rometty, IBM CEO

Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO since January 2012, spoke about many topics during the conference, such as which aspects we must ...

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School close to San Francisco

Two of the most famous schools from United States are located near to San Francisco and we had the opportunity to visit them, the ...

Switzerland and Innovation

For our first activity in San Francisco, we went to the Swissnex office at the Jackson Square. With a hot Starbucks in the hand, ...

Visiting CA Technologies

CA Technologies is not very known by the public. You might think that it’s only one of many companies in the Silicon Valley that ...

bryant street sign in front of bay bridge

Two weeks in two minutes

You might be interested into the adventures we had in San Francisco. Well, there is so much to read on this blog, this might be too ...

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 ...

“Ideas are great, but if they are not captured and used they are worthless”

Sabine - a business student - and Auriana - an engineer - talk about their visit to CA technologies, around three topics : their ...

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 ...

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 ...

Design Classroom

Stanford University and the d.school

We arrived early in the afternoon at Stanford University, a little after President Obama gave a speech to call for more ...

More than sport

Listen to the screaming crowd - like a single man, a roaring ocean. Huge, inspired. Sport here is part of University, part of ...

A step into the world of engineering

On Thursday 12th February, after having eaten a typical American student's meal - a delicious but fat bacon cheeseburger - at the ...