SOCHI:Ignite Presentation by Jo Pu

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This was Jo Pu's talk about her internship at Pitney Bowes, which she gave for SOCHI:Ignite in October 2009.

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SOCHI:Ignite Presentation by Jo Pu

  1. 1. 100 Days of Summer at Pitney Bowes <ul><li>-- Jo Pu, 2 nd year HCI </li></ul>
  2. 2. Who I am <ul><li>Chinese, HCI, 2 nd year </li></ul><ul><li>Social Network Development Intern @ Advanced Concept & Technology, Pitney Bowes </li></ul>Zhe as “ger” in German and with a rising tone. Or simply call me Jo!
  3. 3. How I got the internship? <ul><li>Resume ready </li></ul><ul><li>Skill set </li></ul><ul><li>keep in touch with the recruiter </li></ul>
  4. 4. What I did <ul><li>0. Getting feet wet -- </li></ul><ul><li>Data manipulation </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical graphs </li></ul>
  5. 5. What I did
  6. 6. What I did <ul><li>1. Exploratory Data Analysis </li></ul>API fetch data -> Spreadsheet -> MySQL database -> Excel, R, SPSS, yFiles + Java
  7. 7. What I did
  8. 8. What I did
  9. 9. What I did
  10. 10. What I did <ul><li>2. End-user application based on network visualization </li></ul>UI design | Interface planning MySQL database -> yFiles + Java -> Pilot and evaluate
  11. 11. What I did
  12. 12. What I did
  13. 13. What I did
  14. 14. Anecdotes <ul><li>Company Policy?!!! </li></ul><ul><li>New Haven: food! </li></ul><ul><li>New Haven: my neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>The sublessor </li></ul>
  15. 15. Anecdotes (cont’d) <ul><li>Company Policy?!!! </li></ul><ul><li>New Haven: food! </li></ul><ul><li>New Haven: my neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>The sublessor </li></ul>
  16. 16. Anecdotes (cont’d) <ul><li>New Haven - New York </li></ul><ul><li>Edward Tufte lecture </li></ul><ul><li>The week of goodbye meals </li></ul>
  17. 17. Take-aways <ul><li>Relevant SI courses: </li></ul><ul><li>508, 682, 622 (basics) </li></ul><ul><li>572, 601, 618, 649 (application) </li></ul><ul><li>543, 539 (programming) </li></ul><ul><li>500, Stats </li></ul>
  18. 18. Take-aways (cont’d) <ul><li>Relevant SI courses: </li></ul><ul><li>508, 682, 622 (basics) </li></ul><ul><li>572, 601, 618, 649 (application) </li></ul><ul><li>543, 539 (programming) </li></ul><ul><li>500, Stats </li></ul>
  19. 19. Take-aways (cont’d) <ul><li>Be an early bird, and perhaps a networking one. </li></ul><ul><li>Recall why you’re here and have fun. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you! <ul><li>You are all awesome! </li></ul>-- Jo Pu, 2 nd year HCI

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