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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.

Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott Microsoft

    • Technology
    • 5.0, 72 Ratings

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.

    Drew Endy: Bioengineering pioneer

    Drew Endy: Bioengineering pioneer

    Learn how Drew Endy, one of the world’s most well-known experts in synthetic biology, believes it can be harnessed to solve some of today’s most pressing issues – and why taking biology for granted is a dangerous thing.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Dr. Eric Horvitz: Chief Scientific Officer, Microsoft

    Dr. Eric Horvitz: Chief Scientific Officer, Microsoft

    Microsoft’s first Chief Scientific Officer, Technical Fellow and world-renowned AI researcher, Dr. Eric Horvitz, gives us an insider’s look into how the experts are approaching the fight against Covid-19. Learn how AI and bioscience are playing a critical role in gaining insights into the best way to approach this pandemic and prepare for future challenges.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Kevin Scott and Reprogramming the American Dream

    Kevin Scott and Reprogramming the American Dream

    Listen in for a sneak peek into Kevin's new book “Reprogramming the American Dream.” Co-author Greg Shaw interviews Kevin about the future of AI and how it can evolve to better serve us all, from rural America to Silicon Valley.

    • 41 min
    Percy Liang: Stanford University Professor, technologist, and researcher in AI

    Percy Liang: Stanford University Professor, technologist, and researcher in AI

    We talk with Stanford University Professor Percy Liang. They discuss the challenges of conversational AI and the latest leading-edge efforts to enable people to speak naturally with computers.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Chris Urmson: Aurora CEO - Autonomous Driving

    Chris Urmson: Aurora CEO - Autonomous Driving

    Learn about the latest thinking for autonomous driving technology from Aurora CEO Chris Urmson, who led Google’s self-driving car program. This former Carnegie Mellon professor also tells us about his days with DARPA and shares predictions for 2020 and beyond. Listen to other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Behind the Tech: 2019 Year in Review

    Behind the Tech: 2019 Year in Review

    To wrap up the year, we revisit podcast conversations with a few of the incredible thinkers and innovators who have been on the show. Topics range from the democratization of artificial intelligence, to the challenges of social media and the internet. You may also hear some surprising things these folks do in their free time when they’re not changing the course of tech history in some fascinating way.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

misgeek ,

Tremendous insights

love listening to Kevin Scott's conversations with these amazing minds. Not your typical podcast. Look forward to future chats!

Ehbke. ,

Not sure why its not more popular

Elite podcast

CraftPodcaster ,

Great Show!!!

Brilliant host (Kevin’s casual and obviously a tech wizard—approachable in style and I could see him interviewing anybody). The show’s in its early days and it seems like the momentum’s building - can’t wait for what’s next!!!

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