Going Full Send on AI, and the (Positive) Impact of AI on Jobs, with Kevin Scott, CTO of Microsoft
In this episode, Sarah and Elad speak with Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott about his unlikely journey from rural Virginia to becoming the driving force behind Microsoft's AI strategy.
Sarah and Elad discuss the partnership that Kevin helped forge between Microsoft and OpenAI and explore the vision both companies have for the future of AI. They also discuss yesterday’s announcement of “copilots” across the Microsoft product suite, Microsoft’s GPU computing budget, the potential impact of open source AI models in the tech industry, the future of AI in relation to jobs, why Kevin is bullish on creative and physical work, and predictions for progress in AI this year.
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- May 23, 2023: The Verge - Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott Thinks Sydney Might Make a Comeback
- May 23, 2023: Microsoft Outlines Framework For Building AI Apps and Copilots
- January 10, 2023: A Conversation with Kevin Scott: What’s Next In AI
[00:00 ] - Kevin Scott's Journey to Microsoft CTO
[12:44 ] - Microsoft and Open AI Partnership
[21:18 ] - The Future of Open Source AI
[32:12 ] - AI for Everyone
[45:29 ] - AI and the Future of Jobs
[51:44 ] - The Future of AI and Regulation
[58:10 ] - Taking a Global Perspective