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  • Blog Post: Hacking Women Helping Women

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies By 2018, predicts the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1.4 million technology jobs in the United States will be unfilled. At current rates for issuance of computer-science degrees, only 61 percent of those openings will be filled—and just 29 percent...
  • Blog Post: Zhengyou Zhang: Microsoft Research’s Latest ACM Fellow

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Pardon Zhengyou Zhang if he retains a certain fondness for the year just past. In early December 2013, Zhang, a research manager and principal researcher for Microsoft Research, was named a recipient of the inaugural Helmholtz Prize , a test-of-time award...
  • Blog Post: Advance Your Presentation with Your Phone

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Making a business presentation can be daunting. Interaction with the audience might require you to change the flow of your presentation by jumping to a different section in your PowerPoint presentation. Or you might want to show supporting evidence in...
  • Blog Post: Bringing Translations to Tweets

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies There’s some cool news over at the Microsoft Translator/Bing Translator team blog: The announcement of new translation features, powered by Microsoft Translator , that now appear in the Twitter app for Windows Phone . The new functionality, announced...
  • Blog Post: Malvar Elected as Member of NAE

    Posted by Rob Knies One of the singular advantages of working for Microsoft—and for Microsoft Research, in particular—is the opportunity to work on products and technologies that have a positive influence on multitudes worldwide. Henrique Malvar , Microsoft distinguished engineer and chief...