Gordon Bell has been a leading technologist for so long that we wondered "what did he miss?" If you don't know who Gordon is, he spent 23 years (1960-1983) at Digital Equipment Corporation as Vice
President of Research and Development.
We all know the stories of people missing…
Here's another 24 minutes with
Jim Gray. He's one of the big minds behind SQL Server. Terra Service. And so much more. In this conversation we talk about architecture of Terra Service, among other database-related things.
"I should talk about some of my lunatic fringe views on…
Jim Gray is a distinguished engineer in Microsoft's Scalable Servers Research Group and manager of our Bay Area Research Center.
That doesn't even start to do justice to the role Jim has played in the development of databases.
You might know him as the guy behind Terra Service or
The interview with the gurus who work in the Bay Area Research Center continues. Here Jim Gemmell shows off a "sensecam" that'll capture pictures and other data in response to lighting and other changes.
Gordon Bell is one of the industry's top leaders and one of his most remarkable achievements, in our opinion, is the
Comuter History Museum that's in Silicon Valley (it's about a block away from Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View, CA). If you visit Silicon Valley, it's highly…
Charles Torre and Robert Scoble recently visited Microsoft's Research Center in San Francisco, CA (They call it the
Bay Area Research Center) where Gordon Bell and Jim Gemmell work.
Don't know who Gordon Bell is? He's one of the most respected technologists in the world and is the founder of the…
The tour of Microsoft Research continues...this is the final of three parts.
Here we meet Raman Sarin, who was part of the team that did a cool little Seattle-area traffic reporting and prediction application (we're dogfooding it here at Channel 9 and it saves us hours every month!). The other…
In this segment you meet Eric Horvitz. Who is he? Microsoft's top inventor (he is responsible for more patents at Microsoft than any other person).
Getting a glimpse into Eric's office is like getting a glimpse into the future.
Some of the things he's passionate about is information overload.…
Last year, you might remember,
Kevin Schofield gave us a tour of Microsoft Research that was one of our most popular video series.
So, recently he asked us back over for another tour. How could we turn him down?
This one will be three parts, here's the first.
Here you'll meet…
Andrew Herbert, managing director at
Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, discusses the kinds of work that they are doing.
Thanks to our guest video guy, Mike Hall, for getting lots of interesting videos at Microsoft Research over the past couple of weeks.