Today we are talking to Kevin Scott, the CTO of Microsoft. And we discuss the resurgence in computer architecture, his optimism when it comes to the future of Artificial Intelligence and Microsoft’s intelligent edge and intelligent cloud initiative.

All of this , right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast



Show Notes

  • Microsoft’s Channel 9 studio space
  • Hologram of Kevin talking about the Intelligent Edge
  • Technical debt – book coming out from Kevin – Reprogramming the American Dream
  • Spending time at Microsoft making sure that technology isn’t only in the hands of engineers
  • Making transition with machine learning showing computer what problem we want to solve
  • Demo from a designer using a Machine learning tool
  • Raspberry Pi talk
  • Technology and what it does isn’t some sort of predetermined outcome
  • Joel talking about writing
  • What does your day look like? Lots of traveling
  • Involved with Sift Science – Invested
  • Founder started a company called Cardiogram
  • Spending time talking with Bill Gates – CEO Summit
  • As an engineer it’s your job to to analyze things and see what’s broke with it
  • Mapping the microbiome of the human gut
  • Intern at Microsoft in 2001
  • Satya has done a great job transforming
  • Technically the 2nd CTO of Microsoft
  • Intelligent Edge / Intelligent Cloud Talk
  • Silicon is getting much more capable
  • Hit a phase in Computer architecture where semi reliable systems were the best way to solve problems
  • Resurgence in computer architecture
  • 20 billion IoT devices by 2020
  • Instrument the World
  • IoT lives on the edge of the network – touch the world
  • Tech Industry needs to provide the software stack for IoT
  • Microsoft is actively researching and selling products in to the IoT space to solve problems
  • IoT ecosystem needs an intelligent edge run time
  • New event loop might be streams of data being exchanged between nodes on the network
  • Low-code movement
  • Linkedin data shows that the number of developers outside of tech is growing faster than those in tech
  • How do we convert subject matter experts in to leaders
  • Behind the Tech – Kevin’s new podcast
  • What piece of advice would you give yourself if you could go back in time
  • The process of learning lessons is as valuable as the lesson itself
  • Find out why people are telling you to be more patient – Don’t just accept it as a prescription for how you should act

Microsoft’s Intelligent Edge

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company LeaderBits.io. Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of BeasleyFoundation.org a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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