10 Questions with Julie Driver

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While most HoloLens developers come to mixed reality either from line-of-business development or game development, Julie’s background is much more interesting. She is an IT project manager with a scientific background who is learning the technology as an enthusiast, taking courses on Unity and using the HoloDevelopers Slack group as a way to build her knowledge and relationships. Having received support through this community, she also gives back through her online museum, ARtefactVR, and by leading community HoloLens projects like myxd3D – which supports 3D chat on the HoloLens. Julie brings skills and perspectives to the MR community that broaden it and make it richer.

 

What movie has left the most lasting impression on you?
A documentary called Baraka.

What is the earliest video game you remember playing?
Pong.

Who is the person who has most influenced the way you think?
I learn something from every person I interact with, so every moment is different. I can’t think of a person that has influenced me more than another.

When was the last time you changed your mind about something?
This morning.

What’s a programming skill people assume you have but that you are terrible at?
Syntax.

What inspires you to learn?
Curiosity.

What do you need to believe in order to get through the day?
I don’t think about it, I just do it.

What’s a view that you hold but can’t defend?
Life is short.

What will the future killer Mixed Reality app do?
Bring peace to all creatures.

What book have you recommended the most?
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

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