Hey there,
I'm Kristen! πŸ‘‹πŸ»
I'm an incoming software engineer at Apple on the Siri Client team. I'm currently studying Computer Science at the University of British Columbia.
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rΓ©sumΓ©
experience
Apple Inc.
Software Engineering Intern (Siri Client)
May - Aug 2019
University of British Columbia
Teaching Assistant (CPSC 110)
Sept 2016 - Apr 2019
Apple Inc.
Software Engineering Intern (Power & Performance)
April - August 2018
projects
FUSE-based file system that mounts onto Linux OS to allow commands such as ls, cat, stat, and readlink. Images of file systems are read and computed to find relevant information such as size, block size, volume name, inodes, and block groups. Path resolution is also implemented by traversing directory entries in block groups.
C
Minimal single client FTP server written in C using the Unix Socket API, implemented according to RFC 959. Supports Image and ASCII type file transfers in Stream mode, and file system navigation features such as cd and directory listing.
C
Disassembler written in C, which reads a binary .mem file and interprets machine code data as Y86-64 Assembly instructions. Supports printing to stdout as well as external file, and parsing file from a given offset.
C
Y86-64 Assembly
InsightUBC is a full-stack web application, providing a query system for UBC course and room information, hosted on Heroku. Data, such as room capacity, building names, course averages, course instructors, and pass/fail rates, can be queried and filtered through a WebUI.
TypeScript
Node.js
JavaScript
HTML/CSS
FrienDB is a web app, simulating a social media service, running on Heroku with the Postgres add-on. The app contains a home page with all users and posts with their content, individual pages for users, displaying more detailed information, as well as their posts.
JavaScript
Node.js
Express
PostgreSQL
Pug/Jade
Heroku
& passions

I'm not coding all the time. Here are some of the other things that get me pumped up.

Diversity in Tech
πŸ† Organized UBC Local Hack Day 2016, 2017, & 2018
πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» Attended Grace Hopper 2017, 2018, and 2019
πŸ’…πŸ» 2018-19 Fellow & Mentor of Rewriting the Code
πŸ’ƒπŸ» Mentored for Technovation Challenge
πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ« Volunteered for GirlSmarts4Tech
Design
🎨 Design and marketing for UBC Hacks and Local Hack Day 2016 & 2017
πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨ Interned at VIZ Future, design firm in Shanghai
Involvement
πŸ“š nwPlus 2018-19 Team
πŸ”‘ UBC CTF Team & Team Maple Bacon
Learning
πŸ““ advanced operating systems, machine learning, programming languages
Travel
✈️ Next up: NYC
🌎 Recently visited: Orlando πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ, Barcelona πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ, San Francisco πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Features
Started as hackers, now we're here
Read about my journey from complete hackathon newbie to three-time organizer at nwPlus.