When learning about patents in Design Methodology (a core class for Mechanical Engineers), the thought of patents stifling innovation never really came up. According to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a patent grants the “right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, selling or importing the invention.” Patents protect inventions for… Continue reading Post IX: Patent Pending?
If I surveyed 1000 people about their opinions on online advertising, I am certain that people over, say, 35 would have much more negative views about it than those under 35. I’m sure a study like this has been done several times and my hypothesis is not exactly groundbreaking, but it does point to how… Continue reading Post VIII: Online Advertising
When news of the struggle between Apple and the FBI came to light a couple of weeks ago, I pretty quickly thought that Apple should just unlock the phone and be done with it. Since that first thought crossed my mind, my opinion has changed many times. I still have not definitively chosen a side in… Continue reading Post VII: Government Backdoors
For the second project, Kat and I created an Interview and Job Search guide (featured on this blog post). It was interesting to be able to think back on all of the advice that I have been given regarding interviewing and networking and really reflect on what advice is really worth following. Of all of the… Continue reading Project 2 Response
For Project 2, Katrina Gonzales and I created an Interview_Guide for Notre Dame Computer Science and Engineering students.
Purely based on statistics, it is incredibly clear that there is a diversity deficit in the technology industry, and in the engineering industry as well. I have read Eileen Pollack’s article from The New York Times before, which became evident when I read, “Figuring out why people who choose not to do something don’t in fact do… Continue reading Post VI: Diversity in the Tech Industry
At the ripe old age of 21, some may say that I am way too young to be stressing out about how I am possibly going to have a family and a career. Heck, I can’t even figure out how I would ever take care of a dog while working, much less a baby. I… Continue reading Post V: If I can’t “have it all,” can I have most of it?