Friday, December 2nd, 2016 saw the culmination of hard work students enrolled in MTI had put in all semester as groups presented their pitches to Naeem Zafar, serial entrepreneur and director of the MTI Program, Professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, Director and Chief Scientist of SCET, and a panel of prominent VCs and mentors at SCET. Over…

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Last Wednesday, Karel JaneÄŤek, stepped foot onto the Berkeley campus to give a talk regarding his Democracy 2.1 initiatives. JaneÄŤek, a well-known Czech mathematician, made his first mark in the financial world in 1994 when he co-founded RSJ Algorithmic Trading. It is now one of the world’s largest financial derivative firms, making JaneÄŤek the first…

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How is design reshaping the technology industry? What role does it have in the future of tech? These are but a few of the questions Misha Cornes addressed last Friday when he spoke as part of the Design Field Notes Speaker Series at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation. Misha is no stranger to the…

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  Last week the Sutardja Center kicked off the AI Collider challenge for Berkeley students interested in working on the latest trend in human computer interaction — conversational interfaces or as they are popularly known, chatbots. Students participating in the collider competition will identify issues that prevent existing chatbots from being engaging and work on…

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Byte Foods, a company co-founded by Lee Mokri and Haas EWMBA student Megan Mokri, uses internet-connected ‘smart refrigerators’ to serve fresh, healthy meals, snacks and drinks on-site at businesses throughout the Bay Area. From Blue Bottle iced coffee to Urban Remedy salads and juices, employees have nutritious food just steps from their desk and employers…

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