Published on November 15, 2016 by Microsoft

*Explicit Notice* – This episode does contain some swearing.


A very special live episode of the MS Dev Show with James Whittaker and Dona Sarkar, talking about data and more. I do want to warn you, there is some swearing in this episode, so please be conscious of that. Special thanks to Laura Butler for bringing her amazing cookies. Also special thanks to Concurrency for helping sponsor the event.


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1 year 6 months ago
Interesting discussion regarding automation, but the argument are seriously naïve and flawed.Western societies are not prepared for the revenue creating few, to subsidies mass of ex car, ship, train builders to make poor seconds rate art or culture. We know this, as the wages are already falling, because the west is 'not prepared' to pay the low wages for trainers, cars even computer manufacture. We have just seen what American think about the impact of globalisation, the impact of increasing automation is just the same.So it ends up are the talented and employed few really prepared to share their revenues… Read more »
1 year 6 months ago

This show is getting better and better!