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Hardware How I Got My Job at Nvidia

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 11 Jun 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    shame nVidia is in USA, i would love to work in such a place. and able to say i've developed a certain consumer product.

    not many large computer based companies in UK, only major ones are ARM and NXP.

    the guy in the article still works at nVidia? doesn't seems like it from the article......
     
  3. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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    Of course Lars still works there, why would he not? Oh, and Nvidia has offices all over the world, just like most other large companies.
     
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    I lawl'd at the GTFO on the wall next to his desk.
     
  5. uz1_l0v3r

    uz1_l0v3r New Member

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    IT is a great career if you like working with lots of nerdy blokes with poor social skills.
     
  6. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    HEY!
     
  7. DJNOOB

    DJNOOB Nvidia

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    Yay for Lars. Great guy. I left NVIDIA in April but I got my job at NVIDIA in a very similar manner. What he says is very very true. Stay networked, follow your heart, and dare to dream.
     
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    The pictures are proof: even holllowed-out volcanoes have cubicles
     
  9. Kasius

    Kasius Bringing the dremolition

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    Interesting read.. Tend to agree, degrees and certifications amount to nothing if the contents not fully understood.

    I think it's fair to say having inside contacts will always be a candidates biggest ally but a strong background will normally be enough to get you in the door.
     
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    Is he the one that gets game devs to block features on ATI cards?
     
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  11. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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    Oh, not this again... Nvidia didn't disable anything, it merely enabled features for its own cards (AA support in the case of Batman: Arkham Asylum). Can we now move on?
     
  12. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    gah, the use of 'kick ass' and lots of l33t speak.... Does that mean he is 'down with the kids' or whatever the term is?
     
  13. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    ah, after re-reading. i got confused by this: "After doing this for about six months, there was a re-organization within the company, and I was unfortunately let go as part of that, as the role was being done away with. " sorry.

    as far as i know, nVidia, Intel or AMD does not have suitable position for electronic engineers (eg, those who design the chips' controller or datapath) in UK.

    good article, hopefully it'll inspire more youngsters take up a career in electronics, it's a fantastic and fascinating topic.
     
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    Lizard @ Scan R&D

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    This used to be the case, but there is some hope:

    When I was up at Intel UK HQ the other week I was surprised to find an electronics design team has been set up there recently, developing new TV tuner/display interfaces.
     
  15. Redbeaver

    Redbeaver The Other Red Meat

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    too bad i dont think i can show u a photo of my coworkers.... cant say much about development, but services n support are quite eye-catchy and resource management are... "refreshing".
     
  16. fatty beef

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    haha, wow, or just to smart for their own good

    nice interview thanks for the post
     
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    Pics or it didn't happen
     
  18. djDEATH

    djDEATH Habari gani?

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    i'd love to work with lots of nerdy people with no social skills...

    hang on, i DO work with lots of nerdy people with no social skills.

    I need to get out more :p
     
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    Great Article.. I'd like to see more editorials like this on Bit-Tech.
     
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    I thought there would just be a picture of knee pads
     
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