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Ep. 111, Unveiling PowerShell’s past: An interview with Jeffrey Snover


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Jeffrey SnoverInventor of PowerShell and engineer at GoogleX

Aired April 1, 2024 | 79 min

In this exciting PowerShell Podcast episode, we chat with PowerShell's creator, Jeffrey Snover. Post-Microsoft, Jeffrey shares his insights, victories, and challenges from PowerShell's inception to now. He talks about the use of aliases in scripts, AI's evolving dynamics, and his experience with AI ethics. We discuss his journey at Microsoft, his impactful role, and the importance of the "PowerShell sacred vow."

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Jeffrey Snover

Jeffrey Snover is a distinguished engineer at Google as well as the inventor of Windows PowerShell. Previously, he was a Microsoft Technical Fellow, O365 AI Architect, Chief Architect for the Azure Storage and Edge Group and Windows Server.

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Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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