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PULTENEY STREET SURVEY - Fall 2019

Parallels

Brodheim

Theodore Brodheim '82, P'20

  • Cofounder, StartEd Technology Accelerator and President, Altamira Advisors
  • Druid
  • Major: English
  • Hometown: New York, N.Y.

1. What's the biggest technological innovation of the past decade? Combining IoT devices, artificial intelligence services, and UX interaction into voice-enabled technology

2. What does being a Druid mean to you? Being recognized for my leadership and contributions to campus life, which I hadn't realized were widely recognized.

3. What was your first computer? Apple IIe

4. What role does faith play in your life? Cultural identity

5. What did you want to be when you grew up? A mountain climber

6. What technologies do you think are in our near future? Flying cars

7. What are your most-used apps on your phone? Spotify, Calendar, and eMail

8. How do you feel about social media? Meh

9. Twitter or Instagram? Twitter

10. How do you define success? Having lots of friends and being able to laugh at myself

11. What's your proudest achievement? 28 wonderful years of marriage and 3 great kids


Ahmed

Hamdan Ahmed '20

  • Newman Civic Fellow
  • Druid
  • Major: Computer science
  • Hometown: Rawalpindi, Punjab, India

1. What's the biggest technological innovation of the past decade? Artificial intelligence

2. What does being a Druid mean to you? Acting as a role model, being a support system for my peers and promoting character, loyalty and friendship

3. What was your first computer? HP Notebook (which I still use today)

4. What role does faith play in your life? I believe that everything happens for a reason, which keeps me motivated to move forward in life.

5. What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to join the Air Force.

6. What technologies do you think are in our near future? Edible technology

7. What are your most-used apps on your phone? Reddit, Calendar, Messenger, Real Cricket 19

8. How do you feel about social media? It's distracting

9. Twitter or Instagram? Instagram

10. How do you define success? Making a difference in the global community

11. What's your proudest achievement? Founding the South Asian Student Association and helping to start Friday prayer for Muslim students

 

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