"I have not failed - I've just found 10,000 ways that didn't work."
This is the Thomas Edison quote that Pablo Cohn began his presentation with. The quote related to his core message. There are many failures in life. The more failures that one has leads to more and more refined solutions and ideas.
Pablo began with an interest in science, worked his way through college physics and computer science, and went to gradate school for computer science. When he completed his education, Pablo began to apply for teaching positions at colleges. He brought in the very full folder of rejection letters.
Pablo told the class that failure is a way of life. There are four rules to follow when you follow this vein of living:
He then went through and explained what each step really meant.
Pablo explained what Google Labs is. I had never heard of the Google application before. It is a place where people can work together on rough ideas; a place where one can experiment free from judgement.
Pablo can rule the world with Google!