On the indistinguishable magic of technology

Whether we are talking about the internet, touch screen phones, self-driving cars, solar panels in space, human lifespan exceeding 150 years, nanobots eating cancer cells or uploading a backup of our brain – including memories and personality – to the […]

Singularity, Week 3: On hosting business meetings in treetops at 2am

Because who said that business has to be all rational and serious? We’re at the end of week three and while the initial rush of jumping down the rabbit hole has settled, the speed with which we’re falling has not […]

On the Imposter Syndrome

So Singularity GSP has the lowest admission rate of any other school. There were many thousand direct applicants and they admitted 40 of us. I must have done something right. Yet, surrounded by my incredibly smart and accomplished classmates…. I feel […]

On preparing for the unknown and being true to myself

Being accepted into Singularity, I sought out the experience of those who has done this before. A close friend as well as a new friend both offered their time and advice, and I definitely know a lot more about what […]

Singularity University – GSP15

A few weeks ago I learned that I was accepted for the Graduate Studies Program at Singularity University, located at the NASA Research Park in Mountain View, California. Needless to say, perhaps, but I’m looking forward to this summer!! I […]

At this point, anything can happen

Welcome to your future. Will you take the red pill or the blue? Or the purple, or the pink, or the dark red, or the multicolored one? This sparkly one with unicorns and rainbows, perhaps? (yes please!) As I came to […]

Sometimes, it’s really hard…

This startup life. This path I’ve chosen, this career I’m having… Most of the time, I love it. I love the uncertainty, I love the people, I love the long hours and all the hard work. But every now and […]

Female role models in the startup community, or the lack thereof

There’s a lot of persons I admire in this world and in my local communities. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, techies, visionaries and executors. They are different, varied, all kinds of personalities and types. Most of the time, what they have in common are […]

On reading Sheryl Sandberg while being in negotiations

I don’t know if it was the most stupid or the most brilliant thing I’ve ever done. If you don’t know Sheryl Sandberg you’ve missed out. Her book, Lean In, is “… not a feminist manifesto — okay, it is […]

You’ve got to ask

“If you could give a piece of advice to yourself at the age of eighteen, what would it be?” “If you want something, you’ve got to ask. Hard work isn’t enough. Yes, you need to work hard. But then you’ve […]

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