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  • Blog Post: Cardelli Named Royal Society Research Professor

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies On Oct. 29, the Royal Society announced that Microsoft Research’s Luca Cardelli has received a Royal Society Research Professorship . This prestigious post provides long-term support for internationally recognized scientists of outstanding achievement...
  • Blog Post: Conquering Distributed Challenges

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Distributed computing can be a fiendishly difficult endeavor. Its benefits are manifest: Such systems pass messages across a series of computing devices connected to a network, and those devices interact efficiently to achieve results beyond the capability...
  • Blog Post: Silicon Valley Talk Focuses on Security

    Posted by Rob Knies Soon after the founding of Microsoft Research Silicon Valley in 2001, its managing director, Roy Levin , began to bring in a series of researchers with extensive backgrounds in security in computing systems. Among those security-focused researchers was Martín Abadi , now...