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  • Blog Post: Two Years On, New York City Lab’s Roots Run Deep

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies It’s been two years since Microsoft Research New York City was founded—and nine months since the lab established a permanent, bespoke home in the Flatiron District, smack dab in the middle of Silicon Alley. So how have things gone so far...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research New England: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New England It’s been another year of great research, growth, and connection at Microsoft Research New England . We’ve had more than 350 academic visitors this year, many of whom have engaged deeply with other Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: FUSE Researcher Gains TR35 México Acclaim

    Posted by Rob Knies Like many people his age, Andrés Monroy-Hernández of Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs is enamored with the possibilities offered by social computing. He just applies them at a more engaged level than most. Consider some of the areas his research addresses:...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Raises the Bar in Social-Media Research

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes , Microsoft distinguished scientist and managing director of Microsoft Research New England We’re thrilled to announce that three leading researchers will be joining danah boyd and the social-media research team at Microsoft Research New England , based in Cambridge...
  • Blog Post: New England Lab Celebrates 5 Years of Interdisciplinary Success

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies When Microsoft Research New England was founded in 2008, the lab’s leadership explained that one of its key goals was to bring together computer scientists and social scientists to pursue new, interdisciplinary areas of research for understanding...
  • Blog Post: SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Inducts danah boyd

    Posted by Rob Knies It’s no surprise, really, that danah boyd , senior researcher at Microsoft Research New England , has been named the second inductee into the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival Hall of Fame . After all, boyd has established herself as one of the world’s...
  • Blog Post: Exploring the Biases of Big Data

    Posted by Rob Knies On Feb. 28, at the Santa Clara (Calif.) Convention Center, Kate Crawford , principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England , took the stage during the Strata Conference to deliver an illuminating, 17-minute talk entitled Algorithmic Illusions: Hidden Biases of Big Data...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research New England: Year in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New England The latest in a series of posts from the directors of Microsoft Research’s labs worldwide, this one from Jennifer Chayes of Microsoft Research New England . It’s been a year of expansion and connection for...