Future Scenarios: Patterns in Research Materials

The past several weeks have been presentations from classmates about their chosen research areas. You can find them here: link

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Future Scenarios: Wage and Employment Trends

Suggestions from classmates Breakdown by function, title, industry, gender What jobs are the fastest growing, fastest shrinking? Get a ~50 year historical window. Make sure to normalize and adjust currency units over time and space. PPP or big mac index Look at influences of minimum wage changes. Renumeration trends over time Methodology All data comes from two different United States Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys:
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Wage and Employment Trends

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  • Hover over bubble to see full industry name.
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  • Marker size: 2016 wages

Wage and Employment Changes, 2016 vs past years

Base year: 1990 2009

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Flyby: SQL

I recently taught a short SQL workshop for my fellow ITP students.

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Meaningful Interactions: User Testing

User testing Script How would you ask to play a song? How would you ask about the weather? What speech or conversational interfaces have you used before? How does it seem different from speech interfaces you’ve used before? Please draw the system you imagine behind the interface. Observations Speech interfaces are still extremely new and didn’t seem as wide spread as some of the popular numbers.
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