Buck gives us a run down of his fascinating career. Cecil asks Buck what was his military experience like? Buck talks about working at NASA and some of his philosophy on computing. Buck elaborates about his time at NASA and explains what it was like working at Kennedy Space Center when the shuttle program was active. Buck tells us how the Space Shuttle got it’s engines, how he uniquely solved a problem with an Amiga, and other stories from his time at NASA. Finally, Buck shares some tips for experienced and novice speakers.
Buck Woody works on the Microsoft Machine Learning and Data Science Team, using data and technology to solve business and science problems. With over thirty years of professional and practical experience in computer technology, he is also a popular speaker at many conferences around the world; the author of over 650 articles and seven books on database and Machine Learning technologies, teaches Database courses and sits on the Data Science Board at the University of Washington, and specializes in data analysis techniques.