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How to Start a Career in Autonomous Vehicle Design

by / ⠀Career Advice / March 22, 2022
Self-driving cars are the future. Many of the top manufacturers today are investing in the design of safe and efficient autonomous vehicles.

Self-driving cars will bring a huge shift in our current paradigm of driving. Many of the top manufacturers today are investing in designing safe and efficient autonomous vehicles. The world now has hybrid vehicles. We also have electric vehicles. The next big step in the evolution of transportation isn’t in innovation. It’s not in improving the engine or revolutionizing its power source but rather in autonomy. In the…

Is Your Education Valued? Interview with David Blake of Degreed

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 20, 2013

How is education valued?  Outside of a piece of paper qualifying you as a graduate, what is the value of your ongoing education? Gandhi famously said, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”  Although we’re constantly learning, the importance placed on education is focused mostly around obtaining an accredited degree. In our recent interview, David Blake said, “You never…

Do You Need College To Start Your Business?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / July 6, 2013

Bill Gates. Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Michael Dell. What do these hugely successful entrepreneurs have in common? They are all university dropouts. If the founders of some of the most successful companies of all time don’t need to complete a degree, then why would you? 1. You need hard skills Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg might have dropped out of Harvard, but they were already highly skilled computer…