Microsoft Builds Concepts and Ideas into Features and Functionality
Today there were two great examples of how Microsoft takes ideas and encourages company employees to build them into reality.The first example relates to the Microsoft Band updates that were released this past Monday.
The Human Touch in Computing
Microsoft's research collaboration with Chinese University of Hong Kong focuses on computing that recognizes natural human gestures and voice commands, and responds accordingly.
Microsoft Research Expands Microsoft Band Productivity Functionality
Microsoft researchers' innovations add a virtual keyboard and voice replies to Microsoft Band, along with machine-learning enhancements to canned responses.
How Microsoft's Oscar-predicting Artificial Intelligence Is Even Better than Neil Patrick Harris
The UpTake: Microsoft's New York City based research lab nailed their Oscar predictions last night, which could be good news for businesses using the technology.
Microsoft's Oscar Win: Prediction Model Nails 20 out of 24 Awards
It was a big night for Hollywood, and also for Microsoft. A prediction model developed by David Rothschild, an economist in Microsoft Research’s New York City lab, correctly pegged 20 out of 24 of the Academy Award winners.
Machine Learning Gets Big Boost from Ultra-Efficient Convolutional Neural Network Accelerator
Microsoft researcher Doug Burger announces a breakthrough in high-performance machine learning based on an ultra-efficient convolutional neural network accelerator.
2015 Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Projects Announced
Microsoft Research's Cambridge lab announces funding and collaborative assistance for 19 PhD projects. The sholarship programme, has, since 2004, funded more than 200 academic research projects in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Celebrating Diversity in Computing
The value of diversity is why Microsoft Research is pleased to join with other groups across the company to support the 2015 ACM Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, which brings together academics and computing professinals of all backgrounds.
Scholarship Aims To Increase Women in Computing
Microsoft Research, committed to increasing women’s presence in computing, announces this year's winners of the Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship.
2015 Oscars Prediction Model Navigates Backlash, Outrage, Shifting Sentiment
While it may be difficult to name a year in which The Oscars were not embroiled in some controversy regarding nominees, this year seems particularly pronounced. Yet, notes Microsoft researcher David Rothschild, the un-nominated may affect who wins.
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