- Welcome to the Show
- Today’s Hosts are David Smith and Colin Smith
- We have a special guest “Dona Sarkar” the leader of the Windows Insider Program.
- Word of the Week “Tribe”
- We are part of the Tech Podcast Network
Getting To Know Dona
- What was your first computer – IBM Tower, but loved her Sony Viao she took to college
- First Mobile Phone – Pager!
- First Job – Updating computers to run Windows 98
- From – Ann Arbor Michigan
- First Kiss – A lady doesn’t tell
- Current Phone – Next, Next-Next, Next-Next-Next
- Current PC – Surfacebook (she’s a Surface Dweller)
- Favourite Sandwich – Zimmerman’s Reuben
- What are you excited about with Windows 10 – “Loves giving a Surface and Pen to an Artist and watching them create”
- Jeremiah Marble and Manik Rane from Windows Insiders Marketing
Windows Insider Dinner
- Hosted 18 Windows Insiders
- Real Windows Users, and IT folks
- Dona released build 14388 during the dinner
Is Dona a BOT?
- Colin and David asked Dona gave Dona the Turing Test to try to determine if she is a BOT
- Conclusion: She is either a BOT or an Engineer or an Bot masquerading as an Engineer.
Questions from #WindowsInsiders
Robert Haluska from Chicago, USA – What can Windows Insiders Mobile Community expect?
- We are continuing to build features for Mobile especially Contiuum
Prashant Matta from Bombay, India – Will Windows Mobile come to new devices such as OnePlus?
- Investing in mobile for Redstone 2
- Lots of futures in non-phone mobile like IoT and Hololens
Iván C. Fajardo from Guadalajara, Mexico – How much influence do you have with other teams?
Watch Iván ask his question in the video below:
- Has been on Windows team for 11 years
- Still makes some changes in Shell
- #WindowsInsiders feedback is very infuencial
- Stay tuned next week for part 2 of our episode with Dona. More questions from Inmsiders will be answered.
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