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  • Blog Post: TED2014–Virtual Reality in Space

    TED2014 30 year Celebration and Anniversary Vancouver, BC March 17 th – 21 st Last week the Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope and the MIT EyeWire team were invited to present a Virtual Reality in Space experience exhibit – the demo that went from neurons to space in a vivid, 360 degree experience...
  • Blog Post: WorldWide Telescope and Kinect on really big screen at SC11

    For the last couple of days at Supercomputer 2011 we’ve been demoing WorldWide Telescope being driven via Kinect for Windows – probably the single largest Kinect driven application out there.  While we’ve done something like this before (ie. Mix’11), this time we partnered with Scalable Display...
  • Blog Post: Free Microsoft Biology Framework Workshop at RENCI in North Carolina April 19-20

    Really good event to go to if you’d like to hear more about MBF… We recently posted a preview of the Microsoft Biology Foundation (MBF) for development evaluation purposes. Now, we're following up with a special, free, two-day MBF workshop from April 19 to 20, 2011, at the Renaissance Computing Institute...
  • Blog Post: Environment and Energy Workshop at Faculty Summit 2009

    For the past two days at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit , we hare hosted a Environment and Energy Workshop to look at areas where computing and IT can help solve some of these grand challenges.  Output from the workshop will be posted on the site in the next few weeks. Faculty Summit 2009...
  • Blog Post: eScience Workshop 2009 – Call for Papers

    The 2009 eScience Workshop will be held at the Gates Center for Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA,  October 15-17, 2009.  The call for papers closes on July 31, 2009 . Call for Papers We invite contributions from all areas of eScience and e-Research including...
  • Blog Post: eScience Unconference

    Just finished up the Unconference event – bridging the Microsoft eScience Workshop and the IEEE e-Science Conference .  It was great fun  :-) We ended up with Demos and discussions…and I really appreciate all the folks that participated.  Demos on: CaBig & .Net SciScope HubZero Acoustic...
  • Blog Post: eScience 2008 Unconference Signup

    The signup for the Unconference session at the 2008 eScience Conference is available.  Unconferences are participant driven events – so attendees get to decide what, who, gets to present.  This Unconference bridges the 2008 Microsoft eScience Conference and the 4th IEEE International Conference...
  • Blog Post: GrayWulf (on SQL Server) wins SC’08 Storage Challenge

    Congratulations to Alex Szalay and his amazing team at JHU for winning the SC’08 Storage Challenge – with the entry GrayWulf:Scalable Clustered Architecture for Data Intensive Computing . GrayWulf – is implemented with SQL Server 2008 Abstract: Data intensive computing presents a significant challenge...
  • Blog Post: University of Washington eScience Institute Rollout Event

    Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure to participate and present at the UW eScience Institute kickoff event. I really enjoyed the event and and the vision laid out by Ed Lazowska . The talks by David Baker, Martin Savage and Andy Connolly really highlighted the need for resources to help in the eScience...
  • Blog Post: PDC watch remotely – Great News

    This is really good to hear…being able to watch some of the PDC sessions remotely.  I’m looking forward to tuning in. PDC @ Home With the current global crisis some of us will not be able to attend PDC this year due to different reasons however the PDC organizers decided to make available portion...
  • Blog Post: The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI – Registration Open

    The registration site for this year’s Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI is now open and the call for papers deadline has been extended to September 15 th . The 2008 Microsoft eScience Workshop at IUPUI December 7-9, 2008, Indianapolis, IN, USA Important Dates: Paper submission opens: July 1, 2008...
  • Blog Post: Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Program (SciDAC) tutorials on Friday, July 18th

    Microsoft Research is hosting the DOE 2008 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Program (SciDAC) tutorials on Friday, July 18 th .   If interested in attending, please register at the SciDAC Tutorials Registration . SciDAC Tutorial Agenda July 18 – Microsoft Research, Bldg 99. 9...
  • Blog Post: SciDAC Tutorials - July 18 at Microsoft Research

    On July 18th, Microsoft Research will be hosting the tutorials for the 2008 SciDAC Conference .  SciDAC - Scientific Discovery through Advanced  Computing is part of DOE's Office of Science research program to "support multidisciplinary SciDAC projects aimed at developing future energy...
  • Blog Post: 4th IEEE Intl. Conference on e-Science, 2008 and Microsoft eScience Workshop

    This year the 5th Microsoft eScience workshop will be co-located with Intl. Conference on e-Science.  The workshop and conference will be Dec 7-12th in Indianapolis at IUPUI.  This will be another great workshop and conference. Links to previous Microsoft eScience workshops Scientific Data...
  • Blog Post: 2008 Frontiers of Cancer Nanotechnology Symposium

    Currently heading back from the 2008 Frontiers of Cancer Nanotechnology Symposium setup by GaTech and Emery University - I really enjoying going to this yearly symposium (my 3rd year) and am honored to be able to speak.  The symposium brings together researchers (materials, computing, cancer) and...
  • Blog Post: Supercomputing 07

    Was at Supercomputing last week - overall the event went really well.  There was also a few announcements from the HPC team - the big one being the name and beta availability of Windows HPC Server 2008 and the new banners. Attended part of the Manycore and Multicore Computing: Architectures, Applications...
  • Blog Post: Manycore and Multicore Workshop: Architectures, Applications And Directions

    The Manycore and Multicore Workshop has a really good line-up of speakers - should be a good 1 1/2 days... John Manferdelli, Microsoft Corporation - Supercomputing and Mass Market Desktops Chuck Moore, AMD Corporation - The Role of Accelerated Computing in the Multi-core Era Jack Dongarra, Univ. of Tennessee...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008 - March 3-6, 2008

    The Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008 - March 3-6, 2008 in Seattle. Sign up here
  • Blog Post: Code Camp 8 Registration: Rise of the Silverlight Surfer

    For you eScience folks in the Boston area - here's a real opportunity to hear/see how Silverlight can be utilized... Code Camp 8 Registration and Call for Speakers Open! We're live and ready (thanks, Chris Pels!) Attendee registration and the Call for Speakers are both now open for Code Camp 8: Rise...
  • Blog Post: Abstracts extension for eScience Workshop

    There was some confusion on where to post abstracts for the eScience Workshop - so the deadline was extended. The 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI Deadline for abstracts extended to Monday August 20, 12 noon PST Please submit abstracts online at https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/escience07...
  • Blog Post: 2007 eScience Workshop at RENCI registration is open

    Registration for the 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI is now open! Registration at the website www.mses07.net 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI October 21-23, 2007 The Friday Center for Continuing Education UNC-Chapel Hill 100 Friday Center Drive Chapel Hill NC 27599-1020 It is no longer...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI

    Announcing the 2007 Microsoft eScience Workshop at RENCI http://research.microsoft.com/workshops/escience2007/ October 21-23 2007 The Friday Center for Continuing Education UNC-Chapel Hill 100 Friday Center Drive Chapel Hill NC 27599-1020 The use of computers creates many challenges as it expands the...
  • Blog Post: i-Society 2007. Call for eScience and e-Health papers

    Wanted to make sure all you eScience folks are aware of this i-Society 2007 Conference - good opportunity for paper submissions...also note the following "Proposals for special sessions are invited from both industry and academia " - Great to see the cross pollination between academia and industry. Here...
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