New free Wi-Fi pilot program highlights technology developed by Microsoft Research
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today unveiled a new free Wi-Fi service at Seattle Center that uses television white-space technology developed by Microsoft Research, which taps unused television channels to provide faster Internet speeds to many more users.
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Microsoft researcher Dr. Jade Alglave has received the prestigious Royal Society Brian Mercer Award for Innovation for her work on multiprocessor technology, which led to the development of .cat, a standard verification format for hardware chips.
Diversity in data science: Microsoft Research's summer school aims high
Committed to increasing diversity in computer science, Microsoft Research Data Science Summer School is an eight-week effort to introduce large-scale data analysis to undergraduate students in the New York City area.
Machine Learning, Computational Science, Networks and Programming Converge in Cambridge
Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer of Microsoft UK, and Dr. Kenji Takeda, of the Cambridge research lab, discuss the future of big data and its potential impact.
Cryptographer's challenge: Keeping genetic secrets while advancing genetic research
Microsoft researcher Kristin Lauter is at the forefront of a push to make sure human genome data can be securley stored, accessed and used for research -- without falling victim to prying eyes.
Lab of Things Enables Research and Teaching
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Einstein Brings Advanced Artificial Intelligence to Cortana on Windows 10 and More Devices
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Bill Buxton and Kat Holmes on Microsoft's Philosophy of Design
In the second episode of the Next at Microsoft podcast series, Bill Buxton and Kat Holmes offer a glimpse into how Microsoft is bringing inclusive, human-centered thinking to the user’s experience with technology.
Dreaming Big at SxSWedu: Promoting IT to Young Girls
Microsoft Research's Rane Johnson-Stempson blogs from SxSWedu about promoting computer science careers to young women, and the screening of the inspirational film, "Big Dream."
Chinese Tradition Inspires Machine Learning Advancements, Product Contributions
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