Dissecting the Tech Industry

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Dissecting the Tech Industry Charles Mok @charlesmok GirlSpark Camp 2015

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…the first female computer programmer Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) “The science of operations, as derived from mathematics more especially, is a science of itself, and has its own abstract truth and value.”

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Dr. Grace Hopper Wrote the first compiler, developed the COBOL programming language and coined the term “debug” (1951-2012)

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Margaret Hamilton Computer science pioneer and engineer who took the Apollo XI to the Moon

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Sally Ride (1951-2012)

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dis•rupt verb \dis-?r?pt\ to cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way : to interrupt the normal progress or activity of (something)

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Technology redefining products, services and markets

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media TV revolution

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education Learning is free: anything, anytime, anywhere

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transport Future of commuting? GOGORO Uber JETME

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finance Internet vs banks: Social lending, crowdfunding…

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payment wallets reimagined: Contactless, mobile

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personal “Uber for X” On-demand services

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personal Democratized content generation

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To end…3 quotes

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"If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat." 

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Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook

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“If you can find something that you're really passionate about, whether you're a man or a woman comes a lot less into play. Passion is a gender-neutralizing force." 

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Marissa Mayer CEO and President of Yahoo

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“You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea." 

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Meg Whitman Chairman, CEO, and President of HP

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