Project Olympus will be holding its 3rd Show and Tell, this Wednesday, Dec 12, 3:30-5pm in the main lecture hall of the Collaborative Innovation Center at Carnegie Mellon. A reception will follow at the Intel Lab.
Registration is advised and requested, please see: http://www.olympus.cs.cmu.edu/events/
Project Olympus is a new initiative designed to create a climate/culture and community that will enable talent and ideas to grow in the region. Please explore its website: http://www.olympus.cs.cmu.edu/
Show and Tells highlight local start-ups (this time Sim Ops, http://www.simopsstudios.com/) budding talent, university research (this time, Prof Manuela Veloso's work on multi-robot intelligence) and guest speakers.
The guest speaker will be Alan Braverman, CTO of Geni.com who will discuss the process of starting a venture-backed dot-com company, particularly from the CS point of view. Geni.com (http://www.geni.com) often referred to as the "Facebook for families," was founded by former executives and early employees of PayPal, eGroups, eBay, and Tribe.