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Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott

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Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott
Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott

Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott

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Behind the Tech invites listeners to geek out with an amazing line-up of tech heroes who have made our modern world possible. Join Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott, as he takes tech enthusiasts of all ages behind-the-scenes with innovators and pioneers. Find out what inspired them to create tech that has had an impact on the lives of developers and folks around the world. Sign up, tune in, and geek out.

Latest Episodes

Sam Altman: Entrepreneurial prodigy, Y Combinator President and OpenAI CEO

Sam started his first company at 19 – and has launched many more since then. From Y Combinator to OpenAI, his insights and determination spark inspiration. Hear Sam’s ideas about career motivation, and why he thinks the human brain may be replicable in silicon.

58 MINAUG 23
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Sam Altman: Entrepreneurial prodigy, Y Combinator President and OpenAI CEO

Bill Coughran: Bell Labs researcher, Google executive, Sequoia Capital VC

Bill is one of Kevin’s engineering heroes. Listen as they talk careers, leadership and scaling teams – as well as a revolution in computer architecture and the resurgence of tech from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Find out what Bill, a partner at Sequoia Capital, says about tech trends to watch.

67 MINJUL 27
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Bill Coughran: Bell Labs researcher, Google executive, Sequoia Capital VC

Fei-Fei Li: Human-Centered AI

Fei-Fei Li is a professor at Stanford University and one of the world’s pioneering researchers in AI. Her work focuses on human-centered artificial intelligence. Hear her ideas about everything from visual intelligence to cognitive neuroscience.

59 MINJUN 22
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Fei-Fei Li: Human-Centered AI

Surya Ganguli: Innovator in artificial intelligence

From quantum mechanics and string theory to monkey brains and electrophysiology mapping, Surya’s take on AI may surprise you. Can we guide AI so it’s good for the world? This researcher is taking his cues from biology.

53 MINMAY 24
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Surya Ganguli: Innovator in artificial intelligence

Reid Hoffman: Investor, author & entrepreneur

Author, angel investor and entrepreneur Reid Hoffman talks about starting and scaling massively valuable companies, hyper-competition, and the secrets of blitzscaling. Hear from Reid about the challenges to watch out for and the keys to success.

55 MINAPR 27
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Reid Hoffman: Investor, author & entrepreneur

Jaron Lanier: Father of Virtual Reality, Renaissance man

This scientist, musician and author is best known for his work in Virtual Reality, and his advocacy of humanism and sustainable economics in a digital context. His 1980’s startup, VPL Research, created the first commercial Virtual Reality products - introducing avatars, multi-person virtual world experiences and prototypes of major VR applications. Hear why he is worried the present Internet may be destroying societies, democracies and economies.

61 MINMAR 23
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Jaron Lanier: Father of Virtual Reality, Renaissance man

Dio Gonzalez: Mixed Reality is becoming part of our day-to-day life!

Mixed Reality innovator paints a picture for us about a big shift happening today. Learn how this cutting edge tech is evolving from novelty entertainment to an integral part of our daily lives.

47 MINFEB 23
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Dio Gonzalez: Mixed Reality is becoming part of our day-to-day life!

Wences Casares: Betting on Bitcoin in a big way

Find out how a man who grew up on a sheep ranch in Argentina ended up a serial entrepreneur who many credit with bringing Bitcoin to Silicon Valley. Wences Casares explains why he believes in cryptocurrency – and how it might help solve some of today’s challenges in the world. Don’t miss this episode!

50 MINJAN 29
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Wences Casares: Betting on Bitcoin in a big way

Danielle Feinberg: Pixar’s Academy Award-winning computer scientist

Science meets art. Danielle Feinberg, director of photography for lighting at Pixar Animation Studios wins Academy Awards by blending computer science with art – creating magical moments. Hear about how she shows the world, especially young women, the beauty of what math, science, code and art can create in the world.

48 MIN2018 OCT 29
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Danielle Feinberg: Pixar’s Academy Award-winning computer scientist

Judy Estrin: Co-creator in developing Internet – engineer, entrepreneur & executive

In this episode of Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott, we’ll hear from Judy Estrin, whose distinguished career in the technology industry includes work as an executive, engineer, and serial entrepreneur. Besides serving on the boards at Disney and FedEx, she is former CTO of Cisco. Judy was one of the key figures in the development of the Internet, working with Vint Cerf on the initial TCP-project at Stanford. Tune in to find out to whom and what she attributes her success – it might surprise you!

49 MIN2018 SEP 25
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Judy Estrin: Co-creator in developing Internet – engineer, entrepreneur & executive

Latest Episodes

Sam Altman: Entrepreneurial prodigy, Y Combinator President and OpenAI CEO

Sam started his first company at 19 – and has launched many more since then. From Y Combinator to OpenAI, his insights and determination spark inspiration. Hear Sam’s ideas about career motivation, and why he thinks the human brain may be replicable in silicon.

58 MINAUG 23
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Sam Altman: Entrepreneurial prodigy, Y Combinator President and OpenAI CEO

Bill Coughran: Bell Labs researcher, Google executive, Sequoia Capital VC

Bill is one of Kevin’s engineering heroes. Listen as they talk careers, leadership and scaling teams – as well as a revolution in computer architecture and the resurgence of tech from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Find out what Bill, a partner at Sequoia Capital, says about tech trends to watch.

67 MINJUL 27
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Bill Coughran: Bell Labs researcher, Google executive, Sequoia Capital VC

Fei-Fei Li: Human-Centered AI

Fei-Fei Li is a professor at Stanford University and one of the world’s pioneering researchers in AI. Her work focuses on human-centered artificial intelligence. Hear her ideas about everything from visual intelligence to cognitive neuroscience.

59 MINJUN 22
Comments
Fei-Fei Li: Human-Centered AI

Surya Ganguli: Innovator in artificial intelligence

From quantum mechanics and string theory to monkey brains and electrophysiology mapping, Surya’s take on AI may surprise you. Can we guide AI so it’s good for the world? This researcher is taking his cues from biology.

53 MINMAY 24
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Surya Ganguli: Innovator in artificial intelligence

Reid Hoffman: Investor, author & entrepreneur

Author, angel investor and entrepreneur Reid Hoffman talks about starting and scaling massively valuable companies, hyper-competition, and the secrets of blitzscaling. Hear from Reid about the challenges to watch out for and the keys to success.

55 MINAPR 27
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Reid Hoffman: Investor, author & entrepreneur

Jaron Lanier: Father of Virtual Reality, Renaissance man

This scientist, musician and author is best known for his work in Virtual Reality, and his advocacy of humanism and sustainable economics in a digital context. His 1980’s startup, VPL Research, created the first commercial Virtual Reality products - introducing avatars, multi-person virtual world experiences and prototypes of major VR applications. Hear why he is worried the present Internet may be destroying societies, democracies and economies.

61 MINMAR 23
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Jaron Lanier: Father of Virtual Reality, Renaissance man

Dio Gonzalez: Mixed Reality is becoming part of our day-to-day life!

Mixed Reality innovator paints a picture for us about a big shift happening today. Learn how this cutting edge tech is evolving from novelty entertainment to an integral part of our daily lives.

47 MINFEB 23
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Dio Gonzalez: Mixed Reality is becoming part of our day-to-day life!

Wences Casares: Betting on Bitcoin in a big way

Find out how a man who grew up on a sheep ranch in Argentina ended up a serial entrepreneur who many credit with bringing Bitcoin to Silicon Valley. Wences Casares explains why he believes in cryptocurrency – and how it might help solve some of today’s challenges in the world. Don’t miss this episode!

50 MINJAN 29
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Wences Casares: Betting on Bitcoin in a big way

Danielle Feinberg: Pixar’s Academy Award-winning computer scientist

Science meets art. Danielle Feinberg, director of photography for lighting at Pixar Animation Studios wins Academy Awards by blending computer science with art – creating magical moments. Hear about how she shows the world, especially young women, the beauty of what math, science, code and art can create in the world.

48 MIN2018 OCT 29
Comments
Danielle Feinberg: Pixar’s Academy Award-winning computer scientist

Judy Estrin: Co-creator in developing Internet – engineer, entrepreneur & executive

In this episode of Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott, we’ll hear from Judy Estrin, whose distinguished career in the technology industry includes work as an executive, engineer, and serial entrepreneur. Besides serving on the boards at Disney and FedEx, she is former CTO of Cisco. Judy was one of the key figures in the development of the Internet, working with Vint Cerf on the initial TCP-project at Stanford. Tune in to find out to whom and what she attributes her success – it might surprise you!

49 MIN2018 SEP 25
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Judy Estrin: Co-creator in developing Internet – engineer, entrepreneur & executive