CSE 100 Week 1 Lecture notes
CSE 100 Week 1 Lecture notes CSE 100
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CSE 100 Lecture 1 Techsmith Presentation Working at a local software company ● Tony Lambert Chief Architect TechSmith Corporation firstname.lastname@example.org ● Educated MSU computer science, 2000 ● Masters MSU, Computer Science, 2002 ● Co op US Geological survey worked in Lansing. (IT/ Programmer) ● Almost 6 years applied the concepts taught in class with Geo survey. ● Techsmith 14 years : ● Worked on 9 different products at a time. Techsmith ● Established in 1987 ● Privately held in Okemos ● Approximately 250 employees ● Products are used by 99% of the Fortune 500 ● 50 Mill annual revenue ● Tooling created to document software for users started selling them as shareware. ● Transformed them from a consulting company to a product company. ● Vision We empower people to create remarkable videos and images that help share knowledge and information. ○ Accessible and ‘easy’ tools Snagit ● Award winning screen capture software ● Training, sharing, making a meme ○ Capture anything on your screen, then add text, arrows, or effects and save the capture to a file or share it immediately by email or IM. ○ Easily create an animated gif from a captured image. Camtasia ● Webcam type video or video editing via recording through the screen. ● Video demos, extensive video projects you’re able to create video content regardless of experience in the subject Techsmith Relay ● Record and share videos record lessons, classes, perhaps even sign language as an aid. Coach’s aid ● Instantly analyze footage that you record with your device. Use the flywheel to pinpoint exact parts of an athlete's motion. ● Annotate the video and add voiceovers. Pros of working at TSC ● Millions of users. ● Techsmith capture button clicked a few times every second. ● Less red tape getting in the way ○ Need a book? Yours ○ Software? Yours ○ Because so little employees more access to the resources you need to innovate. ● You can know everyone you work with ○ Eat lunch with the CEO of the company. ● Little hierarchy ○ There are few enough people working there that the organizational chart is very flat. ○ Less of a ‘political’ / competition type environment ● You are a person not a number. ○ Less structure ○ Less forms to deal with ○ No rigid rules. ○ You have input and help define what your role is. Cons ● Less structure ○ Requires discipline to stay focused ○ Requires inventiveness / creativity. ● Potentially less stable ○ If one product fails it could take the whole company down. What Else ● Collaborate around a whiteboard to demonstrate how things work ● Code reviews ● Email and IM ● Work as part of a team. Working as a team ● Each team has its own flavor, so it's hard to generalize, for instance: ● Programming individually, but then having an informal code review. ● Every line of code is pair programmed. Typical assignments ● Add MP4 output to Camtasia Studio. ● Revamp snagit user interface and workflow to make it easier to use. ● Automatically adjust the microphone volume while recording. Other attributes ● Innovative, good communicator, team oriented, takes initiative. Interviewer expectations ● People who are engaged, energy and emotion outgoing. ● Excitement ● Stories (Tell me about a time when… ) ○ Do they have motivation, passion, innovative ideas? ● Computer science, similar degree, or equivalent work experience. ● New hires can range from 15 years of experience to fresh out of college. Paid internship opportunities ● techsmith.com/careers Questions? Techsmith Corporation 2405 Woodlake Drive Okemos MI 48865 517 381 2300 www.techsmith.com Twitter @techsmith
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