GeekWire Radio: Educating the next generation of geeks

(Clockwise from upper left) Ed Lazowska, Daniil Kulchenko, Bill Murray (w/proton pack) and Hanson Hosein

In honor of back-to-school season, this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast comes with an educational theme — featuring excerpts from past interviews with technology educators and one very impressive high school student.

Our guests are Ed Lazowska (Bill Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science at the University of Washington), Daniil Kulchenko (the 15 year-old entrepreneur who sold his cloud-computing startup earlier this year), and Hanson Hosein (Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media program at UW).

And in our final segment we give the answer to last week’s Name that Tech Tune Challenge. It was the Proton Pack from Ghostbusters, as many of you guessed. Congrats to our winners, who’ve been notified via email.

Listen to the full show above or directly via this MP3 file.  You can get every episode of the GeekWire show using this RSS feed, or subscribe in iTunes or Zune.

Show Notes: Headlines and links related to the topics we discussed … 

Ed LazowskaHome Page … UW Computer Science and Engineering … UW CSE news feed … UW’s Ed Lazowska on the engineering talent crunch

Hanson HoseinHRH Media … UW Master of Communication in Digital Media … Media Space on UWTV … MCDM Flip the Media BlogHanson Hosein on SxSW, iPad 2, NYT paywall

Daniil Kulchenko: Seattle-area 15-year-old sells cloud-computing startup … QA: Met the 15-year-old who just sold his startup

More info on the Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival.

We’ll be back next week with a new episode of the show. Thanks for listening!


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