Jason Zander, EVP of the Azure Team joins Scott Hanselman to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Azure Friday. In this special crossover episode with Hanselminutes, they reflect on Azure history and Jason's career at Microsoft during that timeframe.
Scott talks with Annyce Davis, Senior Engineering Director at Meetup, about how to advance in your engineering career while maintaining a hold on the technology, community, and processes that you got there. We'll learn why she feel like sharing what you know is one of the best ways to stay connected to the community!
In this special episode of Hanselminutes, co-produced in partnership with ACM ByteCast we welcome Jelani Nelson, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Theory Group at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Research Scientist at Google. Among his honors, he won the 2014 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He is the creator of AddisCoder, a computer science summer program for Ethiopian high school students in Addis Ababa.
AI Dungeon took the tech world by storm in 2019 when it was released as a free-to-play single-player and multiplayer text adventure game that uses artificial intelligence to generate content. Now Nick Walton and the team at Latitude are looking at how AI can make games even more open world than we could have imagined!
0 A.D. is a free and open-source real-time strategy video game under development by Wildfire Games. It is a historical war and economy game made an international group of volunteer game developers and it is AMAZING. The game is cross-platform, playable on Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, even Raspberry Pi! Stanislas Dolcini has been working on 0 A.D. for years and shares with Scott how it started and how it's going!
Is everything old new again? Scott chats with Eric Newcomer about the recurring patterns he's seen as the CTO of WSO2 and across his career as a technologist building large systems. We'll talk about complexity vs. simplicity, abstraction vs. control, and one of Eric's favorite topics - transactions and eventual consistency...
Little Hackers is a new book from Google engineer and multi-hyphenate Brandon Tory that launched on Kickstarter this week! It's designed to teach kids to program computers without requiring touching a computer! Scott talks to Brandon about how he learned and how he thinks the next generation of kids can learn to code and think about systems.
Watch the video here https://youtu.be/B5JDczjJvwg
PhD candidate and researcher Krystal Maughan didn't plan her career, but instead focused on being present and in the moment as events and opportunities presented themselves. Luck is opportunity plus preparation and Krystal makes her own luck by being deeply prepared and by consistently showing up! What can we learn from Krystal's (circuitous) journey into technology and science?
"Roblox’s vision for the metaverse is to create a platform for immersive co-experiences, where people can come together within millions of 3D experiences to learn, work, play, create, and socialize." Scott talks to Roblox CTO Daniel Sturman about the challenges and triumphs of building and scaling the multiverse with Roblox! Also, check out the Roblox Tech Talks Podcast as well! https://corp.roblox.com/technology/
Simón(e) Sun, PhD is a scientist, musician, and artist in the J. Tollkuhn Lab at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Applied Transgender Studies. She received her PhD in the R.W. Tsien Lab at the NYU Neuroscience Institute studying neuroplasticity. Their current project SÉN, uses their own experimental data they've acquired from exploring the brain!