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Neither Basic Nor Applied: Lessons from Computing Research in Academia, Government, and now Industry

Speaker  Chris Burgess, David Molnar, Ivan Tashev, Nikolai Tillmann, and Peter Lee

Affiliation  MSR-TMSN, Microsoft Research, MSR, Microsoft Research Redmond

Host  Judith Bishop

Duration  01:02:48

Date recorded  18 July 2011

In this session of Faculty Summit 2011, Peter Lee of Microsoft Research relates his journey from academic, to government, to industrial research organizations—and how it influenced his view of computing research as well as his plans for Microsoft Research. He introduces examples from this year’s DemoFest that illustrate the uniqueness of computing's blend of invention, discovery, and engineering. He concludes by explaining how this relates to the success of Microsoft and the computing field.

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