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Lisa White

Software Developer, Kaleidescape

  • Lisa WhiteBachelor of Math (BMath) (co-op), University of Waterloo, Computer Science (minor in Psychology)
  • Master of Science (MSc), University of Toronto, Computer Science (artificial intelligence)
  • Create entertainment systems (whole home movie servers) sold to very high-end, often famous customers
  • Employees have tens of thousands of dollars worth of fun equipment (on loan) to test at home

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Consider computer science!

Be creative: Design the user interface (how people use the program) and what the product should do.

Making it work right is fun! Use your logic and problem solving skills every day.

Teamwork is the key: Several teams of 10-15 people work for several years to create complex software programs.

Work in any field: choose one that interests you now, change at any time - the computer science is the same!

  • Create the latest fun technology: cell phones, online applications, consumer electronics, video games
  • Help people: medical, communications, air traffic control
  • Work with money finance, banking, insurance, rental purchases, inventory control

Work in any kind of company or organization: just starting up, small and owned by the employees, larger and publicly traded.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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