How unconscious bias affects my life as a student

What is bias?Our brain receives approximately 11 million pieces of information per second. Amazing, right? If only it had the processing power necessary to process all of them though - it can only properly analyze 40. This means that at any given second of any given day you have…

What I've learned by listening to a Googler

(Official title: Insights and learnings from Dr. Minh visit. What will I do next?)The other day I was given a chance to listen to a lecture by an ex-Facebooker (now-Googler), Dr. Minh. He mostly spoke about his experience working at different companies in Japan, cultural differences between working at…

Raπr, a small friendly robot car

When I was in my 2nd year of bachelor studies, me and two of my friends joined forces to work on a project for a class called Multimedia Embedded Systems. While the name of the class remains cryptic for me to this day, I vividly remember the teamwork and effort…

Working in Japan

When you're studying at university, it's pretty easy to "forget" or "postpone" thinking about your future - but it's very useful to do it since it provides you with a clear direction for achieving your goals.One of the choices that you will be facing if you're either studying in…

Image of Leadership

When I think about leadership in Ukraine, the first thing that comes to my mind is the Ukrainian revolution of 2014. While it didn't really have a distinct "leader", I'd say that the thing on the whole could be viewed in terms of the 5 practices model.Model the wayYanukovych…

My personal best leadership experience

When asked to choose one leadership experience that I'm proud of and that involved a group of 3 or more people, my mind instantly gravitates towards a project I was being a part of in Tokyo Tech a couple of months ago.It was a part of an intensive course…