KAREN ALLEN ON ANIMAL HOUSE

Karen Allen got her first acting role in National Lampon’s Animal House, an iconic 1978 comedy directed by John Landis. We got an opportunity to ask Allen how she got to be a part of Animal House that became a box-office hit. After National Lampon’s Animal House Allen went on to act in many feature… Continue Reading


Megan Smith on The Kamla Show

MEGAN SMITH ON APPLE, GENERAL MAGIC, US CTO & WHY SHE BECAME AN ENGINEER

Megan Smith is CEO of shift7 and 3rd US CTO and I got an opportunity to interview her a while back. In this wide-ranging conversation Smith talks about her work at Apple and General Magic, how she decided to study engineering and her work with President Obama as the 3rd US CTO  and  what keeps… Continue Reading


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A 5-PART SERIES – ANDY HERTZFELD & BILL ATKINSON ON APPLE, MACINTOSH & GENERAL MAGIC

We are excited to share about new 5-Part TV series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. They both joined Apple in the late 1970s when it was a young startup.  Hertzfeld and Atkinson were members of the original Macintosh team and made significant contributions while they were at Apple. In 1990 Atkinson,… Continue Reading


SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA’S KPJK TV AIRS OUR SHOW ON SUNDAY AFTERNOONS

San Francisco Bay area’s KPJK TV (previously it was KCSM TV) is airing our series on Women in Science and Technology from Silicon Valley on Sundays at 2.30 pm. On Sunday, March 10 you can catch watch our conversation with Celeste Ford who is an aeronautics engineer turned entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. This episode is… Continue Reading


The Kamla Show - Pedro Alves

OPLE’s PEDRO ALVES ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & DATA MINING

Artificial intelligence, data mining, learning to learn to learn or meta, meta learning is what keeps Pedro Alves busy. He is the founder & CEO of Ople, a Silicon Valley startup. How do you automate learning to learn to learn is what keeps him preoccupied . He  wants to make AI easy, cheap and ubiquitous and shares… Continue Reading


Tony Misch - The Kamla Show

TONY MISCH ON HIDDEN FIGURES AT LICK OBSERVATORY, ALBERT EINSTEIN & JOHANNES KEPLER

Tony Misch is director of Lick Observatory Historical Collection projects  Lick Observatory located in Silicon Valley  is a historic observatory and  one of the oldest observatories in western USA. In this conversation we talk to him about the early women astronomers – the “hidden figures of Lick Observatory,” and the important role of the  observatory in… Continue Reading


WOMEN IN SCIENCE & TECH: LEILA TAKAYAMA

Dr. Leila Takayama is a cognitive scientist with a deep interest in human-robotics interaction. She is a teacher at University of California, Santa Cruz. This is a highlight of an upcoming interview with Dr. Takayama where she shares how she got interested in math and science and how she developed an interest in cognitive science… Continue Reading