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May 13, 2024

Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry on both the hardware and software sides, development, and operations. He was a co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, acquired by Radware in 2013, and was on the board of directors of Telerik, which was acquired by Progress Software in 2014. Today, he is a consultant and advisor to a number of successful technology firms and is the founder and chairman of Humanitarian Toolbox (, a public charity that builds open-source software for disaster relief. Richard also hosts three podcasts: .NET Rocks! ( for .NET developers, RunAs Radio ( for IT Professionals, and Windows Weekly (


Topics of Discussion:

[2:24] Richard’s podcasting career over 20 years and his advice for new podcasters.

[6:30] The common topics that Richard talks about.

[11:32] Adaptive cruise control and limitations of current AI.

[13:34] Potential for autonomous trucks and freight trains.

[16:12] Improving software user experience with machine learning.

[17:32] How AI may change (and not change) 10 years from now.

[19:32] How the voice interface has gotten better.

[22:21] The impact of automation on software development jobs.

[28:19] The appropriate uses of low-code platforms.

[33:29] Habits vs. wisdom.

[37:25] The future of augmented reality.

[39:15] Importance of experimenting with different tools.

[42:43] How augmented reality may disrupt smartphones.

[43:49] Jamming out on your tools, much like a musician experimenting.

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