Stanford University tour

It was a sunny afternoon. We arrived early at the Stanford site. We were able to enjoy walking around and exploring ...

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The Product Innovation Unconference

We had the opportunity to attend the Product Innovation Unconference during our second week here in San Francisco. ...

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Apple’s massive HQ: Apple Park

Infinite loop, Apple Park, Cupertino, CA. That was the location where we met Julien Freudiger, leading design of ...

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Thinking outside the Box

No foul play on words. That’s exactly what we felt when we visited Box, a cloud content management company ...

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Swisscom in Palo Alto

"Swisscom in Silicon Valley? Really? Sensational! Our Swiss leader in telecommunication has an office in the world's ...

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Do you work or do you live at Facebook?

We went to visit Facebook and the least I can say is that we weren’t disappointed at all. When you work there, ...

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Computer History Museum

In the morning of Presidents’ Day, we made our way to Mountain View, to review four-decade history of computing at the Computer ...

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, ...

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 ...