Surrounded by geniuses- part 4 : Chunlei

Remember Last week when I confessed to posting my second impressions of two of the geniuses from the Su Lab? Though I had a chance to more accurately portray one of the two aforementioned geniuses, I didn’t have a chance to explain the other one…the hard-working, friendly, go-to-for-help genius. It turns out, hard-working, friendly, go-to-for-help genius is a grossly inept...
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Surrounded by geniuses- part 3 : Ben

As we’ve seen so far, the short descriptors really did not do my brilliant colleagues any justice and fail miserably to convey the sheer volume of awesome concentrated into each of the geniuses found in the Su lab. To be honest, I lied about two of the first-impression descriptors. See, those were actually second-impression descriptors. The first lie was about...
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Surrounded by geniuses – part 2: Max

My first impression of Quirky, artistic genius with awesome hair was really based on nothing but a couple of pictures. First is the little thumbnail of a picture on the Su Lab’s main...
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Surrounded by geniuses – part 1: Katie

Since my first impressions are probably highly inaccurate, I should at least post corrections about my colleagues. Of course, the ‘genius’ part is 100% true. The rest is probably far too simplified, so I am compelled to introduce the members of the Su Lab who have not been adequately represented in my short first impression descriptions. Today, I will start with the Cool, friendly,...
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In the midsts of talent

Starting a new job can be both thrilling and worrisome–especially if the new job is at a place full of brilliant people. Working with geniuses is sort of intimidating. First impression descriptions of a few of my colleagues: Insanely talented undergrad genius Quirky, artistic genius with awesome hair Cool, friendly, adventurous genius Young-dad-in-charge-of-too-many-crazy-projects genius...
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