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Tanmay meets Metis Montessori Lyceum

We are in the early days of the 4th industrial revolution, new developments such as robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, 3D printing, virtual reality and the Internet of Things will change every job. Some jobs will be superfluous but at the same time new jobs will come up. So far nothing new under the sun,  jobs have […]

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To all developers: help to prepare for disasters – answer the Call for Code

Anyone who has been involved by a natural disaster recognizes the enormous urge to help the people affected. We know from our own experience how powerless you feel when your family or friends are in an affected area. The consequences of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the impact of Katrina in New Orleans were enough […]

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Celebrating 10 years of Corporate Service Corps

We are in the early days of the 4th industrial revolution, new developments such as robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, 3D printing, virtual reality and the Internet of Things will change every job. Some jobs will be superfluous but at the same time new jobs will come up. So far nothing new under the sun,  jobs have […]

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I believe in a 50:50 Planet

My name is Snezana Zivcevska and I have been working at IBM for already 10 years. I am a Project Manager at IBM GBS Application Innovation Consulting, and I currently work on Transition and Transformation project for Philips Lighting. Next to that I am also part of the team who works on the development of […]

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Diversity of thought and diversity of people enables the creation of impactful innovations

Have you ever had that feeling of ease when you are in a crowd of people and fully fit in? They have a similar background and lifestyle as you, they speak the same language and share similar hobbies. It’s the same feeling you get when you buy a piece of clothing that is so comfortable […]

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A bit of a personal story, trip to the Science Fair

When I was in high school in Spain we had an annual trip to the local science fair. One year I came across a video stand that showed a prediction of the future. There were flying cars, buildings that reached up beyond the clouds, and robots of various shapes and sizes. At the end of […]

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Hidden Figures, by Anke Hollanders

My name is Anke Hollanders, I am currently working as an IT architect in the Global Technology Services department of IBM. Technology has been the leading subject throughout my career. I have been working for IBM for 20 years; started as a Unix System Engineer and later grew into the IT architect role. When I […]

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Wereld Aids Dag

Vandaag, 1 december, is de 29e Wereldaidsdag. Op deze dag wordt wereldwijd aandacht gevraagd voor HIV/AIDS en de bestrijding daarvan. De bestrijding van AIDS was één van de acht millenniumdoelen van de Verenigde Naties en komt ook weer terug in de Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 3 Good Health and well-being. Een hele eenvoudige wijze waarop […]

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A 2 day internship at IBM

Blogpost by Noah Loomans | It all started when my school (Metis Montessori Lyceum) gave us an assignment which required us to go to a 2-day internship on a company to choose. I choose IBM. Simply because they did other things then nationalizing the American version. how odd it may seem, at the end it […]

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