Interviews

Background and Introduction: (A brief introduction, early life, background and current happenings). I was born into a circumstantial privileged wealthy family at a different time where a horse-drawn carriage was the car of today. I had a wonderful childhood with the excellence of quality upbringing by my parents. This nice...
Interview With Professor Buckles - deskworldwide.com.jpg
If you study at Vanderbilt, then Professor Buckles needs no introduction. But for those of you who don’t know him, Professor Stephen Buckles teaches economics at Vandy. Without a doubt, he is one of the most interesting and famous professors on campus, and if you are a prospective or...
Interview with Alexander McCall Smith - deskworldwide.com
Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over 60 books, including the bestselling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. Why do you write? Like most writers, I write because I feel that I have to. It’s not exactly a compulsion, but it’s quite close to that. Writing makes sense of one’s...
sal khan - deskworldwide.com
Salman Khan is an American educator and entrepreneur who founded the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and an organization with which he has produced over 6,500 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, originally focusing on mathematics and sciences. He is also the founder of...
Prof. Nadia Magnenat Thalmann has pioneered research into virtual humans over the last 30 years. She obtained several Bachelor's and Master's degrees in various disciplines (Psychology, Biology and Biochemistry) and a PhD in Quantum Physics from the University of Geneva in 1977. From 1977 to 1989, she was a...
Desk Worldwide sits down with crime novelist Claire McGowan to discuss the importance of dialogue and her path to publication. Claire's writing inspiration I think that I've always written most of my life. I've always been the kind of person that has a lot of ideas. I don't know if everyone...
Interview with Carol S. Dweck - deskworldwide.com
Carol S. Dweck is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton professor of psychology at Stanford University. She has previously worked at Columbia and Harvard universities, and at the University of Illinois. Her research examines the origins of people’s self-conceptions, their role in motivation and self-regulation, and their impact on achievement....
Professor Joachim Luther - deskworldwide
Professor Joachim Luther has spent over 30 years engaging in the physics and the development of renewable energies and is currently working at Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS). Q. How has the turmoil in the global solar PV market since SERIS' inauguration in April 2008 impacted the institute and...
Professor Luciano Floridi - deskworldwide.com
Luciano Floridi is a Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford, where he is also the Director of the Digital Ethics Lab of the Oxford Internet Institute. In addition to that, he is a Distinguished Research Fellow of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics...
Andrew Yan-Tak Ng is a Chinese American computer scientist. He is the former head of AI initiatives at Google and chief scientist at Baidu, founder and CEO of landing.ai, deeplearning.ai and Coursera. He is also an adjunct professor at Stanford University. Andrew Ng thinks that AI is the new electricity....