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Changing the Game: An interview with Dr. Dave Schrader

May 2016
Interviewed by Walter Tichy

Dave Schrader, known to his friends as "Dr. Dave," worked for 24 years in advanced development and marketing at Teradata, a major data warehouse vendor. In this interview, Schrader discusses how analytics is playing a significant role in professional sports--from Major League Soccer to the NBA. ...


Interview

The Future of Technology and Jobs: An interview with Dr. R.A. Mashelkar

April 2016
Interviewed by Arun Kumar Tripathi

How will technology change the face of employment in the future? What will the jobs of the future look like? Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar answers these questions and more. ...



Interview

The End of (Numeric) Error: An interview with John L. Gustafson

April 2016
Interviewed by Walter Tichy

John Gustafson, one of the foremost experts in scientific computing, has proposed a new number format that provides more accurate answers than standard floats, yet saves space and energy. The new format might well revolutionize the way we do numerical calculations. ...


Interview

The Rise of Computational Biology: An interview with Prof. Thomas Lengauer

March 2016
Interviewed by Walter Tichy

In this wide-ranging interview, we will hear from a pioneer in comp bio on where the field stands and on where it is going—from gene sequencing and protein structure prediction, to personalized medicine and cell regulation. ...