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Weekend Reading: Jan. 31st Edition—Get ready for Sunday’s big game with apps, videos and Bing searches
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on apps and other ways to get ready for Sunday’s big game, Seattle Gigapixel ArtZoom (an interactive city panorama created by a Microsoft Research team) and an artist who’s found that the Surface 2 hits the sweet spot for work, school...
31 Jan 2014
Information overload: Visualizations help translate big data
In this episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon talks to Jer Thorp, co-founder of New York City-based The Office for Creative Research and self-dubbed “data artist.” Thorp’s medium is software. Sometimes the software can be used to make prints or videos, but...
11 Nov 2013
Bing Smart Search on Windows 8.1 finds your needle in a haystack
In this episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon sits down with Derrick Connell, Bing’s corporate vice president, to show how easy it is to find what you want quickly using Bing Smart Search on Windows 8.1. Bing Smart Search takes the work out of sifting through your photos...
18 Oct 2013
Weekend Reading: October 11th Edition–Exclusive interviews with the folks behind big Xbox titles
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on interviews that shed light on top Xbox games, the launch of a new wave of enterprise cloud products and services, and major updates to apps for social networking powerhouses. The Xbox world was abuzz with interviews of people behind top...
11 Oct 2013
Mirror, mirror on the wall (at the Seattle Art Museum)
In this episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon takes you to a permanent video art installation at the Seattle Art Museum. Powered by Windows, it gives onlookers a constantly changing reflection of the city around them through pre-recorded video scenes of the urban landscape. ...
10 Oct 2013
‘On the Whiteboard’ goes behind-the-scenes of Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 launch
In this episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon is in New York City for the launch of the next generation of Surface devices. She talks to Brian Hall, the general manager of marketing for the Surface team, and gets the inside scoop on the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Some of...
24 Sep 2013
Weekend Reading: August 23rd Edition–gamescom reveals Xbox exclusive titles and features
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ll show you how Xbox wowed Europe at gamescom with a bevy of games and features, share the latest “On the Whiteboard” about an Oscar-winning visual effects company, and bring you a great development for Outlook.com – the worldwide availability...
23 Aug 2013
‘On the Whiteboard’ explores the modern movie magic of visual effects
You may not know it, but Microsoft has played a role in some of the spectacular visual effects seen in “Avatar” and provided story guidance about the future for “The Island”. In the latest episode of “On the Whiteboard”, Editor Pamela Woon speaks with Sebastian...
21 Aug 2013
Weekend Reading: Aug. 1st Edition–New enterprise preview allows businesses to take Windows 8.1 out for a test drive
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the new Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, an update to the Twitter app for Windows 8 (and TONS of other app news), the release of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41-megapixel camera and the latest improvements to SkyDrive. Don’t miss any...
2 Aug 2013
‘On the Whiteboard’ shows how making 3D objects is as easy as printing a Word doc
In this episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon goes to Makerhaus and its 10,000-square-feet of fabrication prototyping – a membership workshop that features 3D printing for things such as jewelry, toys and virtually anything you can design with 3D software. While 3D printing...
30 Jul 2013
‘On the Whiteboard’ goes deep inside Microsoft’s Reliability Lab
In the latest episode of “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon goes inside Microsoft’s top secret Reliability Lab, where our products undergo dozens of tests to help ensure what our customers receive is sturdy, strong and resilient. In the video above, the Surface tablet is one of...
16 Jul 2013
Explore a place where sound goes to die in the second installment of ‘On the Whiteboard’
In the second episode of Microsoft’s new film series “On the Whiteboard,” Editor Pamela Woon exposes an anechoic chamber of secrets. The anechoic chamber in question is a heavily padded room where all sound is absorbed. It’s so quiet in the chamber that you can hear blood pumping...
24 Jun 2013
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