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  • Blog Post: Helping the Low-Literate Learn to Navigate Through User Interfaces

    Posted by Rob Knies For several years, researchers from Microsoft Research India ’s Technology for Emerging Markets (TEM) group have been studying how to design applications for economically poor communities such as those found in India. In particular, Indrani Medhi , a researcher at the...
  • Blog Post: Helping Pregnant Women Avoid Anemia

    Posted by Rob Knies India has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. The nation also has a staggeringly high child mortality rate—about 46 of every thousand births result in death. It doesn’t have to be that way. Anemia during pregnancy plays a major contributory...
  • Blog Post: India’s Cutrell Takes U.N. Assignment

    Posted by Rob Knies A couple of weeks ago, Ed Cutrell , research manager of the Technology for Emerging Markets group at Microsoft Research India , was announced as the latest member of the advisory board of the International Institute for Software Technology (IIST) at United Nations University...