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The Relevance of Waiting on God in Silicon Valley – Ron Chin

A life of faith requires two different types of responses to God—waiting in faith and stepping out in faith. The entrepreneurial culture of Silicon Valley tends to encourage people to take action, to do things quickly, and to step out in faith. However, waiting on God is important and relevant in Silicon Valley—maybe even more […]

New Creation Inns: Leveraging Silicon Valley INNovations for explosive Kingdom Growth – Bill Breck & Mike Parkyn

Inns are a new kind of in-depth small group that harness the power and joy of the new creation in Christ. The inn we see in the parable of the Good Samaritan emphasizes supportive, transformative community—Jesus’s answer to the pre-eminent question, “What good thing must I do to have eternal life?” Through inspired community and […]

Why & How to Pursue Your Passion: A Christian Googler’s Job Search – Grace Chen

If you don’t mind me asking… how did you get into Google? In Fall 2015, I grasped for clear direction and direct answers while searching for jobs—only to discover the infinitely greater treasure of God’s character. It was this experience that proved to me how much God desires each of us to become whom he […]

Hacked: How Christian Hackathons Are Creating a More Effective Model of Engagement – Shamichael Hallman

Scripture reminds us that each and every person has been equipped in a unique way to serve the Kingdom. We are reminded that none of these gifts are more valuable than the other and that through working together not only can we have a strong, vibrant, and far-reaching church, but also a world that moves […]

Allan Mishra – VITALITY Zone: Living a Fabulous Life Before You Flatline

Do you want to learn to live in the Vitality Zone? In this discussion, Dr. Mishra will present how he discovered that vitality is a skill that can be learned and taught. He will also share his personal journey with the audience revealing a series of vetted vitality pillars and tips. His insights about vitality […]

When a Little Blue Bird Flaps Its Wings: How Twitter is Changing the World – Bret Staudt Willet

Could the flap of a butterfly’s wings cause a tornado? In chaos theory, small changes in initial conditions are shown to have profound effects later on. Designed as a simple tool to share “short bursts of inconsequential information,” at first Twitter offered just a few initial actions. Many of the features that are most iconically […]

Of Men and Maintenance: Usability & the Art of Medical Device Maintenance – Julia Choi

The assertion that “plumbers run the world” belies the premise that letting innovation drive engineering design is sufficient. While plumbing may seem dull for engineers drawn to new and shiny designs, often a greater proportion of effort is required for mending (maintenance) to help sustain making (innovation). In medical device design, incorporating reusable can be […]

How We Can Change the Outlook of the Autism Community – Helen Koon

According to the CDC, in 2014 the prevalence of ASD in the United States was 1-in-68, up from 1-in-166 in 2004—the year my 6 year-old-son was diagnosed with ASD. Some ASD adults enter college, some go through vocational training (these often have long waiting lists), but many are not able to get a job or […]