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  • Blog Post: The New Blink: Better than Ever

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Earlier this month, members of the Interactive Visual Media (IVM) group received a most welcome email from John Ransier, who handles app management for Microsoft Research. The email reported that IVM’s Blink app had just been downloaded for the millionth...
  • Blog Post: Baym Tunes In to Social-Media Metrics

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies How many Likes have you received on Facebook lately? I’ll bet you have a pretty good idea (and that your overall assessment will be “not enough”). How many followers do you have on Twitter? You probably have a pretty good grasp of that...
  • Blog Post: Zeta: Scheduling Interactive Services with Partial Execution

    Posted by Yuxiong He, Sameh Elnikety, and James Larus, Microsoft Research; and Chenyu Yan, Microsoft Sharing a resource, such as a computer processor or disk drive, requires the system to make decisions about which user’s task gets to use the resource and for how long. When my task is...
  • Blog Post: Socl Creativity Goes Mobile

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Socl lets you create, collect and share stuff you love. From rich visual collages to short animated media and memes, express yourself through posts that take seconds to create, collect, and share on Socl, as well as on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, and...