MJS 065: Greg Wilson
Panel: Charles Max Wood
Guest: Greg Wilson
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:
- Past Episode – 184
- The one unavoidable language.
- Company in Canada – Rangle.
- 1980’s when Greg got into super computing – everything was custom hardware.
- Want to be “rich, famous, and popular?” – check out 11:58!
- Rangle – what a great company!
- Emily Porta
- Rangle’s program, Bridge, aimed at women who are trying to get into the tech industry.
- How did you get into programming?
- Queen’s University – 1980.
- Started off as chemistry major.
- From Vancouver, Canada.
- Engineering degree.
- Got hired to do math with computers.
- 1985 – working for a lab in Ottawa.
- Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Scotland.
- Moved to Toronto.
- Violence and video games?
- Where is the data?
- If people had the habit of being skeptical, such as fake news and other things, that simply isn’t true.
- For example: are vaccines dangerous?
- Professor Marian Petre – Open University
- Book: “Software Designs Decoded: 66 Ways Experts Think” by Marian Petre