Hi there! I'm a master's student at the University of Waterloo working on immersive tools for art and design. Whether it's quickly finishing a demo at a hackathon, tinkering in Unity, or throwing something on the pottery wheel, I love building things!
I'll be graduating Fall 2023 and I'm looking for dev roles in AR/VR and creative tools!
July 18th, 2023 | 27 mins 5 secs
ar, augmentedreality, digitalworld, educationinxr, emergingtech, entertainmentinxr, extendedreality, futuretech, immersivetechnologies, innovation, mixedreality, mr, siwikepodcast, techpodcast, virtualreality, virtualworld, vr, xr, xrapplications, xrbeginners, xrdesign, xrdevelopment, xrhardware
Join us in this episode of the SIWIKE (Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier) Podcast, as we delve into the exciting realm of Extended Reality (XR) with Cheryl, an XR enthusiast and budding expert. From discussing the fundamentals of XR, including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), to exploring the potential applications in education, entertainment, design, and much more, Cheryl offers invaluable insights. We also discuss the progress in XR hardware, the evolution of authoring capabilities, and how one can get started in this fascinating field. For anyone interested in exploring the future of immersive technologies, this podcast episode is a must-watch!
From Reading to Research: A master's with internships at Adobe, Roblox, and Meta | Cheryl Lao CL-001
May 10th, 2023 | 30 mins 57 secs
academic journey, adobe internship, career advice, cheryl lao, computer science masters, future aspirations, graduate studies, meta internship, networking in academia, research presentation, roblox internship, self-esteem in grad school, siwike, stem careers, university experience
Join us in this fascinating conversation with Cheryl Lao, a Computer Science master's student, as she takes us through her academic journey and shares her experiences from interning at big companies such as Adobe, Roblox, and Meta. She provides insights into the process of conducting and presenting research at conferences, shares her future career aspirations, and imparts valuable advice she wishes she knew earlier in her academic journey. This discussion is a goldmine for anyone considering graduate studies in Computer Science or looking to make the most out of their academic and professional experiences.