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March 18, 2021 7:00 pm
Season 3

A Conversation with The New York Times Reporter Cade Metz ‘94

with Duke Computer Science & Duke English
Journalism, Podcast & Creative Writing Creative Side of Tech, Gaming & Engineering

Cade Metz ‘94 discusses his new book, Genius Makers: The Mavericks Who Brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the World, a sweeping look at the rise of “AI” (Artificial Intelligence) over the last 10 years—and the decades of history that made this possible. He also discusses his time at Duke and his path to becoming a New York Times reporter.

He is interviewed by North Carolina State professor Ross Bassett.


  • Cade Metz ‘94, Technology Correspondent, The New York Times (Duke major: English)
  • Ross Bassett, Associate Professor of History, North Carolina State University

About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.