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Posted by: on December 20, 2016

11 ways how IoT (Internet of Things) is impacting the future – Part 2

7. Smart cars to identify reckless driving trends Problem: Reckless road driving is one of the highest reasons for accidents and deaths on roads today. IoT based solution: Identification of reckless drivers and driving patterns can improve road safety to prevent fatal accidents. Reckless drivers could range from distracted driving, rash driving to driving under […]

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Posted by: on December 16, 2016

Letters home – I am so so sorry

Dear Mum, I am so so sorry, I’ve sat down so many times to write, actually that’s not entirely true – I’ve thought about sitting down to write so many times! But I can’t even begin to describe how busy the term ended up being – far more so than I ever imagined! A few […]

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Posted by: on November 21, 2016

Cleaner Teeth

On the last rainy weekend in Oxford, I was indoors. So far indoors, in fact, that I was in a windowless room. But I had barely noticed. I was dashing about a lecture hall during the Emerge conference, snapping pictures madly. I picked my way through a packed room of attendees, huddled in small groups, […]

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Posted by: on October 25, 2016

The Space Agency in Your Backyard

I like thinking about the future. I like things that feel like they could come out of the pages of a science fiction novel. Some of you know this about me. Some of you even share this interest. If you do, then you know that there are few futuristic sectors more interesting to a scifi […]

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Posted by: on September 28, 2016

Knocking Friedman – at Oxford Union

It is not unusual for an Oxonian to walk into buildings no less than a couple of centuries old. But walking right through the Oxford Union’s “Members Only” labelled gate for the first time last night had a special feeling. It was even more amplified after crossing the garden into the Debate Chamber; the room […]

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Posted by: on June 8, 2016

Final weeks of Trinity

Can’t believe it is the 2nd last week of Trinity! This term is packed with electives, projects, career related training and also focusing on narrowing down the options in summer and after graduation. There are many under-rated reasons for doing an MBA – here are the top ones after coming to Oxford: the chance to stop and reflect […]

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Posted by: on March 22, 2016

The MBA World Summit

After an intensive Hilary term, I have recently come back from the 2016 MBA World Summit. This is an annual event where 100 MBA students from around the world are selected to come and meet, network and share experiences. This year’s summit took place in Miami, and I was one of the lucky attendees who […]

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Posted by: on January 19, 2016

Pandora’s box, but for opportunities

What do you call something that resembles Pandora’s box but for opportunities? Well, that’s what the MBA programme at Oxford feels like. I feel quite like a kid in a chocolate factory – which can be dangerous! And I have not been to many of the rooms yet, just keeping your eyes open is overwhelming…deciding […]

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Posted by: on January 4, 2016

Trainspotting

Michaelmas term ended and I could not have gotten out of Oxford quickly enough: oh the grey skies, the drizzle, the all-too-brief daylight hours, the cobblestone streets that catch my heels, the insistence that a baked potato is a meal. Then I got mugged on a beach in Brazil and thought: “So, Oxford, eh?” I’m […]

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Posted by: on December 10, 2015

Emerge 2015

The recent Emerge conference brought hundreds of speakers, practitioners, academics and startup leaders to Oxford to discuss issues in Social Entrepreneurship. I was lucky enough to get a ticket (which were sold out) basically by booking the same day as I received my acceptance letter. Among the many talented speakers, James Brett stands out for […]

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