S1E24: Copilot, we'll code where we never coded before

  • 4 Dec 2023

In a universe roamed by software developers, problems are to be conquered by code.

Synopsis: Every first Monday of the month, listen to the Work Talk podcast to help you work smarter, think deeper and get ahead in your work life.

Now, with a new Copilot in generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), will we enter an era where coders solve some of the world's biggest challenges? Will coding become mainstream?

Listen to this episode, brought to you from GitHub Universe, held in November in San Francisco. 

ST's senior correspondent Krist Boo hosts her guests - GitHub chief executive Thomas Dohmke, GitHub head of accessibility Ed Summers, and chief executive of Singapore firm NodeFlair, Ethan Ang.

Highlights (click/tap above):

1:51 The gift of natural language gen AI brings to code

3:26  An age where developers can focus on solving problems

4:29 One of the ageing world's biggest problems: disability 

5:08  The story of Ed Summers, a blind developer

17:31 For the love of coding

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Produced by: Krist Boo (kristb@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis and Teo Tong Kai

Edited by: Teo Tong Kai

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