Ask A Techie 20 Questions – Carolin Sha – Engineer

How would you define a techie?

A person immersed in technology, keeps up to date and actually knows what he/she is talking about.

If you had to choose a job outside of tech, what would it be?

An entrepreneur because I don’t want to work for a company. I’d like to be a founder of my own company and contribute positively to the community.

What are your thoughts on the newly announced Microsoft HoloLens?

I have positive thoughts on this because there is a lot of research being done on holograms and its wide use in all fields. This is long overdue for the pace of technological development that is happening in places of higher learning and technological institutions.

What global tech event would you like to attend?

Mobile world congress

Describe the state of ICT in Trinidad

ICT in Trinidad is still evolving. I would personally like to see ICT being used more in social work, agriculture and health sectors in Trinidad.

Tell us anything about yourself.

Introvert, humble and likes to read/watch autobiographies

Most prized gadget you own?

Iphone and Roku player

Do you think robots will surpass human intelligence?

Yes, please see the movie I,Robot.

If you have a drone, what would you use it for?

Cooking restaurant style meals and driving me around

Team work or individual work?

Teamwork for projects

Come up with an emoticon and describe it.

A face with arms reaching outwards. This portrays giving a hug from a distance while not intruding into the other person’s personal space.

Which month do all soldiers hate?

December because soldiers would want to be at home with family and friends for the holidays

If you were to create your own programming language, what would you call it?

Cashaa

What would call your tech startup and what would the slogan be?

“Sha Industries” slogan “Simple is awesome”

How would you describe the internet to your grandma?

A never ending black hole of information that is available anytime and anywhere.

List 5 websites every techie should be visiting.

  • expert-exchange.com
  • stackoverflow.com
  • cnet.com
  • techrepublic.com
  • speedtest.net

What dress code is best suited for tech jobs?

Jeans, Jacket and Heels 🙂

What do you do for fun and relaxation?

Netflix, Netflix and more Netflix, exercise and spending time with family.

Are you sure you’re ready for the road that lies ahead?

Yes, I am excited to see the implementation of new ideas to solve complex problems from the younger generation.

What question would you ask the next techie?

When was the last time you helped a fellow techie, without being arrogant about it?

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