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  • Blog Post: FUSE Researcher Gains TR35 México Acclaim

    Posted by Rob Knies Like many people his age, Andrés Monroy-Hernández of Microsoft Research’s FUSE Labs is enamored with the possibilities offered by social computing. He just applies them at a more engaged level than most. Consider some of the areas his research addresses:...
  • Blog Post: Kati London of FUSE: Playful and Surprising

    Posted by Rob Knies Many people talk to their plants. But what if those plants were able to talk back? That’s the premise behind Botanicalls , a project to enable communications between plants and people. A sensor network provides the flora the ability to call and text people to request assistance...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Researchers Take Center Stage During EmTech 2013

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies EmTech 2013 , billed as The Conference on the Emerging Technologies That Matter, will be held in Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 9-11 at the MIT Media Lab. The annual event, in its seventh year, represents a convergence of technology, business, and culture, and...
  • Blog Post: Urban-Computing Work Nets Zheng TR35 Accolade

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Location, location, location. Yu Zheng , lead researcher at Microsoft Research Asia , is all about location-based services. Now, his research into urban computing has led him into a pretty exclusive neighborhood. On Aug. 21, Zheng was named to MIT Technology...