hckr.fyi // michael szul

I've spent over 20 years in software engineering and computer science using technology and code as creative expression to solve real world problems. I've consulted with governments, non-profits, and Fortune 500 companies to inform decision-making, transform organizations, and innovate solutions.

Selected writings
What We Learned from Max Headroom
Selected speaking
Conversational Software and What it Means for the User Interface
Building Useful Conversational Software
I Don't Hate JavaScript Anymore
Build Chatbots People Actually Want to Use
WebAssembly: The Future of Front-End is Whatever You Want it to Be
Beyond Mobile: Effective Conversational Apps for Students
Content Categorization with MeSH Terms using Artificial Intelligence
Building Bots with TypeScript and Azure Bot Service
Getting Started with Azure Bot Service
The New JavaScript and How it Will Change the Way You Design and Develop
Interviews
Real Talk JavaScript - Episode 23: JavaScript and Bots for Improving User Experiences
Tech Talk with Rishi #11 - Chatbots & LUIS
Developer on Fire - Episode 408
MS Dev Show - Bots Experience
6 Figure Developer- Bot Framework
Press
Cyberpunk Culture Conference
Cyberpunk Culture Conference 2020, July 9 & 10
Building the Future of Medical Education Technology with Michael Szul, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Microsoft Ignite 2018
6 Awesome Projects We Discovered At Community Connection Events Worldwide
VMED: Making Teaching and Learning Simpler
Microsoft Needs to Open-Source Something Big. But What?