We're joined by Madelyn Papa to talk about her experience in university while studying software development and computer science, what she's learning about UX, the impact of ChatGPT, React, applying for jobs, and the importance of communication.

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Recording date: Feb 8, 2024

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  • 00:26 Introducing John's favorite guest on the show
  • 01:40 What drew you into computer science?
  • 05:19 What are you taking now in comp sci?
  • 10:28 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 11:32 What are they teaching on user experience UX?
  • 14:45 Has the course work been solo or team based?
  • 16:21 How important is presenting in course work?
  • 20:26 What are you doing outside of computers in university?
  • 23:40 Is ChatGPT or AI being used at school in computer science?
  • 27:34 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 28:34 What are you building with React?
  • 31:20 How are you using Code Sandbox?
  • 32:34 What happens next after college?
  • 35:43 Has there been resourcing in the job application process?
  • 38:25 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.