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  • Blog Post: Making Cortana the Researcher’s Dream Assistant

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Cortana , the personal assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 , certainly has received plenty of attention since being announced in April. Her ability to make your day-to-day life easier by managing your information and keeping you up to date has made her one of...
  • Blog Post: Building a Strong Foundation

    Tweet Posted by Bill Buxton Editor's note: Bill Buxton , a principal researcher for Microsoft Research and a relentless advocate for innovation and effective design, is sharing his experience as a judge for the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals . See Part One and Part Three . We arrived...
  • Blog Post: Gates: The Golden Age for Computer Science Is Now

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Imagine that you got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ask a question to Bill Gates . What would that be? Would you ask about health care? Software? Education? Philanthropy? For several people, that’s exactly what happened July 15 in the opening...