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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 York City: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New York City The inaugural year of Microsoft Research New York City has been stupendous. All of us at Microsoft are thrilled with our newest lab. The lab officially opened on May 3, 2012, with the announcement of a group of 15...
  • Blog Post: Start Spreading the News … Announcing Microsoft Research New York City!

    Tweet Posted by Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft distinguished scientist and managing director of Microsoft Research New England and the newly announced Microsoft Research New York City One of the wonderful elements of basic research is that you never know where it will take you....
  • Blog Post: N.Y. Workshop Caters to Emerging Field

    Posted by Rob Knies How can influential people be identified on social networks? Can Twitter data identify the political ideology of legislators? What, exactly, does it mean that something on the web has “gone viral”? Mushrooming interest in social networking raises many intriguing...
  • Blog Post: Watts Named A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell

    Posted by Rob Knies John Cleese, the acclaimed Monty Python actor, spent time as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large. So did renowned primatologist Jane Goodall. And Oliver Sacks, noted author and neurologist. And epic novelist Toni Morrison. And short-story writer Eudora Welty. Add to that esteemed...