It’s All Abstract …

By | February 20, 2017

I recently got through reviewing a pile of papers for a conference. Sadly, there weren’t any gems in the pile – but there were several instances of of an unfortunate figure of style, all too common in paper abstracts – and one which I try to both avoid myself, and to guard my (PhD and… Read More »

This is an interesting one: Master Class by Karine Safa at Ecole Polytechnique “How the golden age of renaissance inspires today’s entrepreneurs?”

By | February 16, 2017

This is an interesting one: Master Class by Karine Safa at Ecole Polytechnique “How the golden age of renaissance inspires today’s entrepreneurs?” The “Technology Venture Master Program” at Ecole Polytechnique – in partnership with the Direction for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (our incubator and accelerator) at Ecole Polytechnique, as well as with the student association “Cabinet Startup”  – organises a series of… Read More »

Master Class at Polytechnique w/ Jean-Michel Deligny: “From (Local) Start-up to (International) Scale-up”

By | February 2, 2017

  The “Technology Venture Master Program” at Ecole Polytechnique – in partnership with the Direction for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (our incubator and accelerator) at Ecole Polytechnique, as well as with the student association “Cabinet Startup”  – organises a series of such Master Classes. The next Master Class is happening on February 7, 2017, at 18h00 in the Drahi-X-Novation Center of l’Ecole Polytechnique. Access is open to everybody,… Read More »

SDN and NFV explained to M2 ACN students by Patrice Nivaggioli (Cisco)

By | January 31, 2017

On Friday 27th afternoon at Telecom ParisTech, we had the pleasure to have Patrice Nivaggioli from Cisco in our seminars of the “Future Internet” class. Patrice gave an overview of these technologies and gave some “hot” use-cases (in data centers, traffic engineering in conjunction with Segment Routing, …). It was nice to have these application scenarios, which helps… Read More »

Peers-and-Tiers, Random acts of Kindness, and Routing Security at Ecole Polytechnique

By | January 26, 2017

In the course INF566 “Internet Protocol Success” at Ecole Polytechnique, and as part as the curriculum in Advanced Communication Networks, I, my colleague Mark Townsley, and again with expert assistance from Jean-Louis Rougier, are teaching “enterprise-grade Internet Routing”. Starting with an understanding of peering and network tiers,  of the business relationships that these entail, and of the Internet… Read More »

Another week, another Masterclass at Polytechnique, this time on IPR for the entrepreneur: “From protecting ancient greek recopies to the blockchain…”

By | January 23, 2017

Once more, an exciting Masterclass at Ecole Polytechnique: Bruno Martinaud has invited Maître CÉLINE BONDARD to discuss international intellectual property law. Celine is a lawyer, licensed to practice law in both Paris and New York, and has dedicated her career to helping innovators and entrepreneurs protect their intellectual property  her career path includes some of the most… Read More »