A New, Deep-Learning Take on Image Recognition
New image-recognition research from Microsoft Research Asia, to be featured Oct. 29 during that lab’s 16th annual Computing in the 21st Century Conference, focuses on the use of deep learning for image-related tasks.
Harry Shum Open Letter to Academic Research Community
Harry Shum, Microsoft executive vice president of Technology & Research, pens an open letter to address issues raised by university professors after the closing of Microsoft Research's lab in Silicon Valley.
Celebrating eScience and the Contributions of Paul Watson
Paul Watson, director of the Digital Institute at Newcastle University, has been named the recipient of the eighth annual Jim Gray eScience Award.
Microsoft Research's Xim Photo Sharing App Now Available for iPhone
The Xim photo-sharing app from Microsoft Research is now available for the iPhone.
2014 Microsoft Student Summer Camp in China Inspires Budding Talent
Students for more than 30 top universities in China and Taiwan gathered in Beijing this summer for the 14th annual Microsoft Student6 Summer camp to imagine solutions to current problems via the use of Microsoft technologies.
Microsoft’s Quantum Mechanics
Can an aging corporation’s adventures in fundamental physics research open a new era of unimaginably powerful computers?
Microsoft Research Invents a Stylus That Can Read Your Mind
How you hold things can reveal a lot about how you will use them. This stylus can detect it.
Keeping It Simple, with Xim
Xim is a mobile app from Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs that enables users to share their photos with friends without having to pass a phone around.
Hopping with Enthusiasm at the Grace Hopper Celebration
A.J. Brush of Microsoft Research explains why she finds the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing so inspiring.
The Woman Who Put the Vim in Xim
Sarah Needham, a user-experience designer in Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs, has applied a fresh, thoughtful approach to making the user interface for the new photo-sharing app Xim as inspired as the technology itself.
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