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Solve the Big Data Problems of the Future: Join Microsoft Research’s Naiad Project
Posted by Tara Grumm Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In this decade we will collect more scientific data than we’ve collected in human history. Soon it will be impossible to do any kind of analysis without access to powerful computational tools, which can make sense of the...
28 May 2014
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Get to Know the Earth with FetchClimate
Posted by Openness Team This week more one billion people in 192 countries are taking action to advocate for the planet – cleaning up cities, planting trees, educating communities, and much more. Yesterday, the Official Microsoft Blog celebrated these global environmental sustainability efforts...
23 Apr 2014
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Ready For Time Travel - ChronoZoom Transports Students and Teachers through History
Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy ChronoZoom , the award-winning open source cross-platform timeline that captures the “history of everything,” continues to make waves in the education space. This time, Microsoft Research’s Donald Brinkman has teamed...
17 Dec 2013
Microsoft Research’s Eric Horvitz Talks Big Data in the Open World
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Last week, Microsoft Research (MSR) held the 2012 edition of its Faculty Summit (now in its 13th year), which aims to bring together the forces of academic researchers and educators with Microsoft’s own team of researchers...
24 Jul 2012
Queensland University of Technology Launches Open Source Software Group and Virtual Lab
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In Brisbane this week, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) launched the Open Source Software Group and Virtual Lab at the university’s new Science and Engineering Center . This exciting venture will help students...
13 Jun 2013
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Opening a Door to Big Data - Try F#
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations F# is an open source, cross-platform programming language for writing simple code to solve complex problems. From a business perspective, the primary role of F# is to reduce the time-to-deployment for analytical software components...
28 Jan 2013
Bill Gates: Commercial and Free Software Work Very Well Together
Posted by Amy Green Director, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Today more than 400 academic researchers from 29 countries gathered in Redmond, as part of Microsoft Research’s fourteenth annual Faculty Summit, to explore how advances in science and technology are solving real-world problems...
16 Jul 2013
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Accessing Usable Environmental Data at the Speed of Thought with FetchClimate
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations Sources of data exist all around us, especially when it comes to environmental research. With more sensors and devices than ever capable of capturing robust amounts of data, new technologies are needed to analyze this information...
24 Apr 2013
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Big Data and Open Science
Posted by Tony Hey Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections There is a sea of change happening in science: It’s increasingly being driven by data and computation. The practice of science is now enhanced by collecting and analyzing massive quantities of data rather than small, focused...
4 Jun 2012
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: MSR Partners with USC and Brown University to Raise AIDS Awareness with Digital AIDS Quilt 2012
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In addition to covering big data’s impact worldwide, last week’s 2012 Faculty Summit also explored how modern technology can work to help raise greater awareness about social issues such as the impact of AIDS and...
26 Jul 2012
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Elevating Scientific Data into the Cloud with Windows Azure & OSS
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations The key to unlocking future predictions has generally always been some type of data. Today, with the ever-increasing storage and computational capabilities of the cloud, combined with the sheer number of devices available to...
19 Dec 2012
Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Improving Scientific Data Sharing and Management
Posted by Kerry Godes Senior Manager – Worldwide Marketing and Operations The absent-minded professor is an exaggerated movie cliché. But like most clichés, it does have a kernel of truth within it – namely that people who are absolutely brilliant in one area are often less...
2 Oct 2012
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