What is Information (and Communication) Technology (ICT) and what is its importance to humans?
ICT is the use and study of systems (computers, telecommunication devices and other electronic components) for storage, transmission and retrieval of information. ICT enables humans to communicate with these systems and with each other as well as to remember, analyze, and (re)store information beyond the limits of our body and brain.
Define the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model (7 layers) and why is it important?
1. Physical layer 2. Data-link layer 3. Network layer 4. Transport layer 5. Session layer 6. Presentation layer 7. Application layer Understanding what each layer is responsible for as well as knowing which tools can be used to test and manage each layer, are key for successful and fast troubleshooting of any network-related issue or question.
What are important characteristics to be a successful start-up founder?
1. Social and emotional skills. Be a good relationship builder. 2. Mindset and ability to overcome challenges. Have and keep a positive outlook. 3. Open to feedback and constant learning from others. Listen to feedback. 4. Quick learning skills. Use all available resources to learn faster than others. 5. Integrity. Do what you say and say what you do. 6. Ambition. Dare to dream and think big.