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Johannes studied six weeks in Berkeley and founded a startup in Hawaii

In January, AVP alumnus Johannes Salmisaari was on his way to UC Berkeley in sunny California, not knowing that the campus would close in six weeks because of the new coronavirus. As a part of an AVP-Berkeley contract he and a fellow student, Henrik Helenius, had been chosen for Startup Semester, an entrepreneurship program focusing […]

28 May 2020

Why to-do lists suck an how to fix them

Don’t think about a pink elephant! Most people, when told this, think about a pink elephant. In psychology, this is known as the “Ironic process theory”, which means that when you try to avoid thinking about something, you’re actually more likely to think about it. This sort of process also works for more concrete things, such as trying to break habits — […]

13 May 2020