MAS 028: Greg Wilson

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    Panel: Charles Max Wood

    Guest: Greg Wilson

    This week on My Angular Story, Charles speaks with Greg Wilson. Greg first got into programming when he took a computer class in college and realized that he really loved building software. He then went on to help build the world’s first wireless mouse and get a master’s degree in artificial intelligence. They really stress the importance of analytics and discuss many different studies on coding and bugs in today’s episode.

    In particular, We dive pretty deep on: 

    • How did you first get into programming?
    • Originally was a Chemistry major
    • Graduated with an Engineering degree as a middle ground
    • Really enjoyed building software
    • Worked to help build the world’s first wireless mouse
    • Master’s degree in artificial intelligence
    • Do you have any experience with Ruby?
    • He is a Python user
    • He has been teaching scientists how to program for the past 8-10 years
    • Analytics are important
    • Marian Petre: Expertise in software development
    • Cognitive dimensions framework
    • Software Design Decoded: 66 Ways Experts Think
    • You don’t need a PhD at all to be successful
    • Use data to your advantage
    • Find out what isn’t working and fix that
    • What are you working on now?
    • DataCamp
    • And much, much more!

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