Windows Insider Program Podcasts

The Windows Insider Team is taking to the airwaves to share all things Windows, Insider community, and beyond!

Business or Personal? A Little Bit of Both.

décembre 11, 2019

In this episode, we’re looking to the future with an important feature announced at Microsoft Ignite, the Update Staging Lab and a product that’s always searching for what’s next—Bing.

First, we’re joined by Raji Rajagopalan and Rama Shastri to talk about how their team’s new service, Update Staging Lab, which will help independent software vendors validate their app’s compatibility with Windows faster. Then, Michael Kroll joins us to talk about Bing’s content strategy, the Bing Insider Program, Microsoft Rewards, and the future of search.

The Quest for Inclusive Technology

novembre 6, 2019

Join us to hear about Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to inclusion in tech.

Ghosts of WIP Past, Present and Future

octobre 3, 2019

Happy 5th Anniversary Insiders! Join us on a journey through the program’s years.

Return of the Interns

septembre 4, 2019

Internships at Microsoft can be lifechanging opportunities. Hear Microsoft interns tell their stories.

Your Career Path to the Future

août 7, 2019

How can you advance your career with mentorship and key skills like creativity, leadership, and confidence?

Gaming (Are You Not Entertained?!)

juillet 3, 2019

What does a future where everybody can play look like? Gaming gurus Tara Voelker and Gabi Michel join us to take a look at accessibility in gaming through the evolution of Mixer and the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

Quantum Leaps and Windows Updates

juin 5, 2019

Take a fascinating dive into Microsoft’s approach to quantum computing. Then, get an inside look at recent improvements to the Windows Update experience. Machine learning and increased transparency are helping the Windows team track user feedback and deliver our best update experience ever.

Security Now

mai 1, 2019

Join us as we dig into all things security in this two-part episode of the Windows Insider Podcast. Jason chats with David Westin, group security manager for operating systems, about big picture security, including red team versus blue team operations, the importance of securing public infrastructure, and the future of AI. Plus, get an inside look at how Insiders make his job easier.

Then, Jessica Payne, a senior security researcher for Microsoft Defender, joins us for a conversation about how you can stay secure. She shares a peek into how attackers in the current landscape are taking advantage of vulnerabilities and walks us through what Microsoft’s doing to protect you and what you can do to protect yourself.

Days of Future Passwords

avril 3, 2019

The Windows Insider Podcast is back for a new season, starting with a two-part episode. First, Jason chats with the Windows Hello team about security innovations that are rendering passwords obsolete and making authentication safer and easier than ever. Nadya Amirchoupani and Anastasiya Tarnouskaya give their thoughts on why great security features also create a pleasant user experience. They also share a sneak peek into the future direction of Windows Hello, biometrics, and the authentication space.

Next, Chief Ninja Cat Dona Sarkar joins Jason for a conversation about how millions of Windows Insiders around the globe help make Windows 10 the best product it can be. Dona also shares an inside look into on how the Windows Insider Program has evolved from its early beginnings and exciting new possibilities for the future.

Jobs of Tomorrow

juillet 25, 2018

Technology and the jobs that go with it are evolving exponentially faster. How can new grads and seasoned pros alike be prepared for the jobs of tomorrow? How does Microsoft hire the brightest minds to work on leading edge tech? We ponder these questions and more with Dave Wecker, Architect at Microsoft’s Quantum Computing team, and Tyler Roush, of Microsoft’s talent sourcing team. Dave gives us a peek into his work on the frontier of quantum computing and Tyler shares what it’s like to source talent for an international dream team. Then, we sit down with Microsoft engineer, Raymond Uchenna Ononiwu, to get his tips on landing a Microsoft internship and how to turn that into a full-time job offer.