"Tom has given several insightful talks to our department at ETH, with every event more popular than the last. Tom has a gift for being straight to the point with the topics, which several of our members have appreciated."
PhD Student at D-USYS
"High quality content! This is ideal to enjoy learning, making something more tangible."
Syd talks about why things in life give you stress and how you can recognise them, but most importantly he explains an actionable solution of preventing stress. Syd also offers an entire self-management coaching in which you build a habit of living stress-free from scratch.Read more
You may have been working from home these days. This talk walks you through actional aspects on how to stay sane. Syd talks about the change from working in a work environment to working at home, and all the things that should change with it.Read more
Staying safe online is difficult and complex, but important. This talk walks you through the most important and actional aspects, including password security, social media, safe browsing, video conferencing, and your own questions and queries.Read more
Ethical design online
Technology companies hijack your mind and influence your behaviour. Syd gives real-life examples in your life. This talk goes into how that happens and how we can mitigate and prevent the resulting damage.Read more
With his theoretical background and practical experience Syd has the ability to explain technical subject matter in understandable human language. Syd loves to speak, and he puts a lot of effort into ensuring that audiences understand the topic.
Engaging and entertaining
To assure relevance and relatability, Syd incorporates current world affairs and will not hesitate to caricature them to make sure you understand. Syd invites you to think critically and welcomes any questions and answers them gladly.
Syd always tailors and modifies every talk to the audience, so you are not at all picking a canned talk from this list. Please tell us the make-up and motives of your audience, so Syd can modify his presentation that will work well with their interests and knowledge.
Motivating and informative
Syd makes sure you are well informed on the subject matter and are motivated to take action. He discusses different actionable steps, suggestions, and tools you can use or implement immediately.
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