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  • Blog Post: Layerscape WWT Workshop Tutorial

    I've created the first in a sequence of Layerscape tutorials as a Power Point deck. This is -- of course -- published at Layerscape and has garnered rave reviews. Well, one rave review anyway. Here's what it takes you through: Getting the tools installed on your PC Starting up the Excel Add...
  • Blog Post: Project Tuva: Richard Feynman is now available to all.

    Project Tuva , an enhanced video player showcasing Richard Feynman’s “Messenger” lectures is available for all to try out.  It’s the way I’d like to view talks and related information – check it out.  Not only does it allow for web links, images, but it also integrates with the WorldWide Telescope...
  • Blog Post: WorldWide Telescope – Busy couple of weeks – NASA and SilverLight

    Yesterday the joint press release went out on the collaboration and Space Act Agreement we’re been working on with NASA for sometime.  We’re really excited about working with NASA to process many datasets like the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) and make them available in WorldWide Telescope ...
  • Blog Post: Accessible Research blog

    Sam Stokes has spun up a blog to make research more accessible to students and though's of us that are learners for life.  His latest post is looking at a project Sensor touch: Fun in reaching out using Xbox controllers…sounds like fun – would also be interesting to see if there is a way to use...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to Spatial Coordinate Systems: Flat Maps for a Round Planet

    Always looking for interesting papers that educate you on domains - really enjoyed this paper... Introduction to Spatial Coordinate Systems: Flat Maps for a Round Planet SQL Server Technical Article Writers: Isaac Kunen Summary: This paper is an introduction to Earth-oriented coordinate systems, projections...
  • 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: NGO - Nonprofit Connection

    Just ran across the NGO Connection site – this is the place for non-profit orgs in the scientific space to look into…. NGO Connection is an online resource for non-profit groups around the world that provides resources to help advance the causes of the NGOs. See http://www.microsoft.com/ngo for more...
  • Blog Post: Create Your Own E-Learning

    Ran across the release of the Learning Content Development System (LCDS) .  Would seem to be a good way to package up some scientific demos/simulations and get it out in short course forms... What is the LCDS? The Learning Content Development System (LCDS) is a tool that enables you to create high...
  • Blog Post: TechREACH - Middle School program to increase interest in STEM

    It's great to see programs like TechREACH reaching out to middle school students to get them interested in STEM subjects.  TechREACH , a Washington State program, increases middle school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through hands-on curriculum, mentoring...
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