March 16, 2019
29: Why I left CERN
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"Know where you're trying to go. Figure out how to get there."
"Everything around you, your laptop, the internet, your GPS, all came from research. That's a side effect that people overlook too much."
"Start with the basics and fully try to deeply understand what you're doing. You're going to be a much much better engineer."
"Do not take shortcuts. Face the problem first, and then you'll understand why we have all these solutions, and what choice to make."
- About the guest:
- Victor was born in France, and moved to the US in 2016.
- He is now Software Engineer at InRhythm in NYC.
- He is a former engineer at CERN, in charge of building SUGAR - 3, a 3D simulator used for the alignment of the accelerators and detectors of the LHC, the largest particle accelerator in the world.
- He is co-founder and CEO of Hyperspeed.
- He was valedictorian of his first Master (Computer Science), went to study Business, Astrophysics and Quantum Physics at UC Berkeley, and recently completed a second Master(Information Technology and Management) at Illinois Tech.