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 our new 5-Part TV series with Silicon Valley pioneers Andy Hertzfeld and Bill Atkinson. Both were pursuing their graduate studies when they decided to drop out and join Apple in the late 1970s when it was a young startup. Hertzfeld and Atkinson were members of the original Macintosh team… 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


The Kamla Show - Interview with the filmmakers of Science Fair

SCIENCE FAIR FILMMAKERS CRISTINA CONSTANTINI & DARREN FOSTER

We spoke with filmmakers Darren Foster and Christina Constantini about the making of their lover letter of a film called Science Fair.  The film won an audience award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. “Olympics of Science Fair,” is how one of the students describes this annual science festival that changes the lives of high school… 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