Fresh Thinking by Optiro
25 - The travels of a geologist (part 1)
Nov 25, 2019 · 16 min
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If you want to see the world you needn't join the navy: geologists get to see the world and quite frequently, too. Optiro's Director of Geology Ian Glacken tells some stories about his early travels and what he learned, including honing his C programming skills with a young Google CEO Larry Page.

In this episode:

1:05 Does working as a geologist lead to a lot of travel? 2:30 Is the travel enjoyable? 3:14 Was there much travel in the early years of your career? 11:43 Studying geostatistics at Stanford University and both meeting and working with people who went on to make names for themselves around the world.

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