Hey there, Skill Miner is online. I believe that everybody thought at least once about the way we eat. Do we eat healthy food? We live during the time of contrasts. When some parts of the world have access to an excessive amount of calories but some other still have to fight for their survival. Since 2nd World War, … Continue reading How to learn healthy food habits within 2 hours?
2016, Moscow. I was sitting in Starbucks with my new acquaintance Taraq. We were talking about the company he worked for. It happened to be one of the biggest Schlumberger subcontractors in the field of deep sea mining. They were looking for an expert in process optimization and management. I was approximately in the middle of my success story, how I had managed to turn a team of losers into rock-stars. The manufacturing line productivity was boosted by over 200% as Taraq stopped me. "Do you have any certificate that proves your qualification? 6 Sigma Black Belt or something like this?" No, I didn't have it. Although, I had read many books by this time dedicated to this topic.
It was for about 6 years ago. An exciting opportunity to pass an internship in Schlumberger as a Field Engineer - in the biggest oil service company worldwide. I was sitting in my room trying to put together the slides for a self-presentation I needed for my interview. I called it "Seven tones of my individuality" and the first tone happened to be C. C stood for "Curiosity" and this is how the story begins. Being always curious and hungry for new knowledge and skills I couldn't avoid putting my eye on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. But being a Mechanical Engineer I had no idea what they are. This is when I came across this course Cryptocurrency Trading and ICO Investment Masterclass available on udemy.
This was my 6th course in MITx series. I remember that day. A slight twilight behind the window indicated the end of a decently hard working day. We had just finished a massive (60 pages) review paper on some polymeric stuff with my colleagues, when I came across this wonderful, as I thought, opportunity. MIT had launched a MicroMaster's program in Principles of Manufacturing and the first course was dedicated to the statistical process control. "Here we are",- came into my mind. God, if I only knew.