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Dissecting the Tech Industry
Charles Mok
@charlesmok
GirlSpark Camp 2015
…the first female computer programmer
Ada Lovelace
(1815-1852)
“The science of operations, as derived from
mathematics mor...
Dr. Grace Hopper
Wrote the first compiler, developed the COBOL
programming language and coined the term “debug”
(1951-2012)
Margaret Hamilton
Computer science pioneer and engineer
who took the Apollo XI to the Moon
Sally Ride
(1951-2012)
dis•rupt
verb dis-ˈrəpt
to cause (something) to be unable to
continue in the normal way :
to interrupt the normal progress...
Technology redefining
products, services and markets
media TV REVOLUTION
education LEARNING IS FREE:
ANYTHING, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE
transport FUTURE OF COMMUTING?
GOGOROUBER
JETME
finance INTERNET VS BANKS:
SOCIAL LENDING, CROWDFUNDING…
payment WALLETS REIMAGINED:
CONTACTLESS, MOBILE
personal “Uber for X”
ON-DEMAND SERVICES
personal DEMOCRATIZED CONTENT
GENERATION
To end…3 quotes
"If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship,
don't ask what seat."
Sheryl Sandberg
COO of Facebook
“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...
Marissa Mayer
CEO and President of Yahoo
“You can kill a man
but you can't kill an idea."
Meg Whitman
Chairman, CEO, and President of HP
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  1. 1. Dissecting the Tech Industry Charles Mok @charlesmok GirlSpark Camp 2015
  2. 2. …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.”
  3. 3. Dr. Grace Hopper Wrote the first compiler, developed the COBOL programming language and coined the term “debug” (1951-2012)
  4. 4. Margaret Hamilton Computer science pioneer and engineer who took the Apollo XI to the Moon
  5. 5. Sally Ride (1951-2012)
  6. 6. dis•rupt verb dis-ˈrəpt to cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way : to interrupt the normal progress or activity of (something)
  7. 7. Technology redefining products, services and markets
  8. 8. media TV REVOLUTION
  9. 9. education LEARNING IS FREE: ANYTHING, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE
  10. 10. transport FUTURE OF COMMUTING? GOGOROUBER JETME
  11. 11. finance INTERNET VS BANKS: SOCIAL LENDING, CROWDFUNDING…
  12. 12. payment WALLETS REIMAGINED: CONTACTLESS, MOBILE
  13. 13. personal “Uber for X” ON-DEMAND SERVICES
  14. 14. personal DEMOCRATIZED CONTENT GENERATION
  15. 15. To end…3 quotes
  16. 16. "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat."
  17. 17. Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook
  18. 18. “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."
  19. 19. Marissa Mayer CEO and President of Yahoo
  20. 20. “You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea."
  21. 21. Meg Whitman Chairman, CEO, and President of HP

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