Attend the Technigala!
People ask me, Gui, how can you get involved in Dartmouth? I mean, it’s a small college, surely it doesn’t have a technology center focused on students where the thought leaders of tomorrow get to work with the best, most creative ideas? Why, I’m glad you asked such a specific question, yes, we do have such a center! It’s the DALI Lab, where any student can apply to become a collaborator and work with non-profits, startups, or even students and professors who won the Pitch event and got their ideas into the lab!
This week, I got to attend the Technigala, an event where DALI projects got some time to shine. It happened in First Floor Berry library (FFB), and each idea currently being worked on at the DALI Lab had a table to show everyone what they’re made of – literally. The creative process, demos, business plans, it was all there (students usually work on their projects for one or two terms). At the end, most asked you to answer a survey, so you too could become part of the creation process!
If you ever wonder if Dartmouth has something to get your coding hands dirty in, DALI has you covered. The unique opportunity to learn from other students while working with real projects provides learning experiences way beyond those that can be offered inside a classroom, and that’s why seeing an event like the Technigala makes me so happy.