Browse by Tags

  • Blog Post: New hope for people living with paralysis

    When we released the Lab of Things a year ago, we knew that it would benefit researchers experimenting with connected devices in various domains. It has been very gratifying to see how the Lab of Things has helped to accelerate research on helping people with disabilities to live more independent lives...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft announces new research tools at the 2014 Faculty Summit

    We’re here at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, Washington, where the first day of the 2014 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit is underway. The event kicked off with an opening keynote from Harry Shum , executive vice president of Microsoft’s Development and Research group, during...
  • Blog Post: Learn what’s hot in computing research

    If you are interested in learning about some of the new technologies that Microsoft Research has developed, please join our live, online coverage from the 2014 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit on July 14, 09:00 to 17:30 Pacific Time. The Faculty Summit is an annual event—this marks our fifteenth...
  • Blog Post: Summit explores the promise of computing

    The Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2013 —the fourteenth edition of this annual event—is now history, but I’m still catching my breath after two days of meeting and sharing ideas with some of the world’s foremost computer scientists. In attendance were more than 400 representatives...
  • Blog Post: The future of computing

    It is becoming increasingly apparent to us all that computers are everywhere, even in our cell phones, and can help us accomplish many tasks from finding information on the Internet to analyzing large genomic data sets. This morning, Bill Gates will address how computing contributes to improving our...
  • Blog Post: Join us in exploring the future of computing—virtually!

    Computing has changed the world—from online shopping, to social media, to big data analyses of, well, just about everything. The rate of computing-driven change continues unabated, and we find ourselves wondering: what are the hot trends and burning issues in computer science research today? On...
  • Blog Post: David Breashears Brings the Himalayan Region to Life

    The participants in the 2012 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit gained new appreciation for the changes facing the globe as David Breashears navigated the massive archive of photographic data that his team has gathered in many climbs through the Himalaya Mountains. We came away with a vivid understanding...
  • Blog Post: Adventures in Collaboration

    The Microsoft Faculty Summit celebrates the ongoing collaboration of Microsoft Research and the academic community, providing a forum for leading faculty members and Microsoft personnel to collectively discuss the future of computing and its applications in solving real-world problems. This productive...
  • Blog Post: Tune in to the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2012

    What are the big challenges and hot trends in computer science research? How are the academic community and Microsoft Research working collaboratively to use computing to solve some of the world’s most intractable problems? On July 16 and 17, 400 elite academic investigators will explore these...
  • Blog Post: Making the World a Better Place, One Fellow at a Time

    If you wanted to be certain that the best IT minds were focused on research into some of today’s most challenging societal problems, what would you do? How would you ensure that there is a global pipeline of computer-science talent? If you’re Microsoft Research, you would set aside US$1.4...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research unveils next generation of WorldWide Telescope at 11th Annual Faculty Summit

    Great discoveries are often the result of collaboration, and for three days this week, during the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2010 , more than 350 attendees representing various universities, industries, and governmental agencies are gathering to combine forces. Participants will be looking to...
Page 1 of 1 (11 items)