Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella loves cricket like most Indians. But ask him to decide on between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli, he’s stumped. During a fireplace chat, Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari requested Nadella to decide on between Kohli and Tendulkar.
“This is like picking religions. I would say Sachin yesterday, Virat today,” quipped Nadella.
The India-born government’s love for the gentleman’s recreation is fairly well-known. In his e-book ‘Hit Refresh’, he has outlined how the sport had influenced his skilled and private life.
“No matter where I am, this beautiful game is always in the back of my mind. The joy, the memories, the drama, the complexities, and the ups and downs – the infinite possibilities,” Nadella has written in his e-book.
He had highlighted how cricket had inculcated varied attributes in him, proper from teamwork to competing with ardour.
During his chat with Maheshwari, Nadella spoke of his assembly with Anil Kumble, who has a startup, Spektacom Technologies.
With sensors fitted into bats, knowledge when it comes to high quality, swing and energy are collected actual-time. These knowledge factors can then be analysed by gamers, coaches and so forth to work on enhancing efficiency.
“…he was kind enough to let me take a ball and hit it for a six, which is the only time I got to do it in life, live my dream,” Nadella stated.
Asked about his favorite topic at school, Nadella stunned many within the viewers when he stated, “history”. He additionally in contrast coding to poetry.
“I always think of coding is like poetry, it’s just compact expression. So I think coding can inspire you, in both liberal arts as well as in the sciences, to really make a difference,” he stated.
For a superpower, 52-year previous Nadella stated he would wish to learn all of the books he had purchased.
“…if I could read all the books I bought. I’d be so much better off. That’s why I am so excited about natural language progress because that’s what I need,” he stated.