I just graduated.
But rather than make my usual self-congratulatory post, I want to use this opportunity to pay it forward. This year I’m giving $2,000 to two students to help them pay for their education.
Apply here: https://atila.ca/scholarship/s/ademidun
I’ve named the two scholarships in honour of my parents and grandparents.
Excited to share that I’m officially a published author of an Ivey Business School Case.
I wrote a case with the help of Professor Frank Li on Elon Musk and Tesla’s acquisition of Solar City.
The story of how this happened is quite interesting.
This article is a submission for the Budding Writers Scholarship Contest Instructions- Personal Essay.I won the Personal Essay category.
The history and business of trading Human Attention
The Attention Merchants by Tim Wu is about the history and business of how people trade human attention. Human attention is arguably the most precious commodity in modern history, so this book studies the different ways this valuable asset has been acquired and used over the years.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably not racist. But you might be complicit in racism.
I’m not saying this to judge anyone because:
- I myself have been complicit in racism before so I don’t want to be a hypocrite. (hence why I deleted my old tweets, you live and you learn)
- Nagging, lecturing and virtue signalling people rarely gets them to change their behavior
Two years ago, I was travelling to a developing country to do some charity work. My bags were packed, flights were booked, and my hotel was ready for check-in. Unfortunately, immediately I arrived at the airport, I had to cancel my trip.