The Kamla Show - Andy Hertzfeld

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: ANDY HERTZFELD PART-2

From our 5-part series on Silicon Valley Pioneers meet Andy Hertzfeld known as “software wizard” at Apple computers. In Part-2 of our conversation we pick up the threads and discover Hertzfeld’s thoughts on kindness and empathy, how he came to be known as software wizard, how he came to work on Apple’s Macintosh project and… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show - Andy Hertzfeld

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: ANDY HERTZFELD PART-1

From our 5-part series on Silicon Valley Pioneers meet Andy Hertzfeld known as “software wizard” at Apple computers. He was part of the original Macintosh team at Apple computers. In the 1990s Hertzfeld along with his colleague Bill Atkinson and Marc Porat cofounded General Magic and their goal was to produce a personal communicator device. … Continue Reading


The Kamla Show: Bill Atkinson on Apple, Macintosh and Steve Jobs

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE’S MACINTOSH, LISA & MORE

Bill Atkinson was part of the team that created the original Macintosh at Apple computers. In Part-2 of our conversation Atkinson shares what it was like to work with Steve Jobs on the Lisa project. He shares the backstory of how Quickdraw and MacPaint were created and what it was it like working for Apple… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show - Kamini Dandapani on Women in STEM TV Series

WOMEN IN STEM: KAMINI DANDAPANI

From our  Women in STEM TV series meet Kamini Dandapani, who was senior director of engineering at Linkedin when we taped our conversation. She was at LinkedIn for nearly 6 years, where she lead the infrastructure and productivity team for LinkedIn’s application. In March 2020 Dandapani joined AirBnB as director of engineering for developer platform.… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show - Women in STEM - Myra Nawabi

KRCB PBS STATION IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AIRS OUR NEW SEASON OF WOMEN IN STEM SERIES

KRCB PBS station in Northern California starts airing our new season of Women in STEM from Silicon Valley. The 4-part series debuts on Sunday, April 4, 2020 on KRCB. Our first guest is Myra Nawabi, who came as a young refugee from Afghanistan to the US. We talk to her about her journey to America… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show: Bill Atkinson on Apple, Macintosh and Steve Jobs

SILICON VALLEY PIONEERS: BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE, MACINTOSH & STEVE JOBS

Meet Bill Atkinson from our 5-part series on Silicon Valley Pioneers. Atkinson was part of the team that created the original Macintosh at Apple computers. Atkinson’s contributions include Hypercard, dropdown menu, Macintosh paint and other innovative features for Apple’s User Interface. Atkinson is an entrepreneur, author and a nature photographer. In Part-1 of our conversation Atkinson… Continue Reading


WOMEN IN STEM: PROF. SHAILAJAH VENKATSUBRAMANYAN

From our Women in STEM TV series meet Prof. Shailaja Venkatsubrmanayan, associate professor emeritus, School of Information Systems and Technology (MIS) at San Jose State University (SJSU).  She never dreamt  she would be a teacher in a MIS department. Her career after high school was geared towards becoming an accountant. Growing up Prof. Subrmanyan was… Continue Reading