W10 pulse, curated top news July 15

July 15, 2015–curated top Windows 10 and other news : Fan-focussed celebration Windows 10 release Windows 10 testers access to the final version Analytics services and Cortana front-end R supercharging data science and business usage Teaching computers how to learn (machine learning) Microsoft’s super-thin foldable Bluetooth keyboard


Chat with Maarten Hillenaar, renowned ICT Executive, past CIO Central Dutch Government

I have an exclusive interview with Maarten Hillenaar. Martinus (Maarten) Wilhelmus Ignatius Hillenaar, former CIO Central Dutch Government; Director, Central Government IT Policy Department Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations From 2009 until 2014 M.W.I. (Maarten) Hillenaar was CIO of the Central Government at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. In this…


Microsoft’s Global Partner Conference in Toronto July 2016

Microsoft announced yesterday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando that next year it will be taking place here in Canada.  It is estimated that 15,000 Microsoft technology partners and employees from around the world will converge into Toronto next July for WPC in 2016. The Worldwide Partner Conference is Microsoft's single largest annual…


July 20 Visual Studio 2015 Final Release Event

On July 20th we will celebrate the final release of Visual Studio 2015! We invite you to join us online to learn about the new features and technologies coming with this release. You will be able to engage in live, interactive Q&A sessions with the engineering team, as well as deep-dive into technical details covered…


Windows 10 latest essential links and updates

This just came today from Gabe Aul so I will share essential extracts: You can read about these and other updates here Tips & Tricks Remember, to get the fastest access to Windows 10 Insider Preview builds, you can move to the Fast ring (just note that Fast ring builds typically have more bugs than…


Microsoft shares insights at United Nations July 2

Carolyn Nguyen, Microsoft Director Telecom and Internet Governance, provided compelling insights in support of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) action lines and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations Thursday July 2nd. She gave several examples where Microsoft was bridging the digital divide, supporting capacity building through education, implementing youth and…


Invitation to serve as a speaker during 2 July UN General Assembly

United Nations Update: WSIS + 10 United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting — Invitation to speak at the UN July 2, 2015.IFIP News release: click> IFIP IP3 Chair Global Industry Council Speaks to UN General Assembly The story behind the news Right after chairing the CIO CITY EU CIO Of the Year session (video in…


Watch the 2015 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit Live July 8 & 9, 2015

Tune into the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2015 #FacSumm From advances in artificial intelligence to breakthroughs in datacenter architecture, tomorrow’s technology is taking shape today. July 8Opening Keynote | 8:30–9:15 A.M. PTJeannette Wing, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research Panel: Progress in AI: Myths, Realities and Aspirations | 9:15–10:15 A.M. PTModerator: Eric Horvitz, Managing Director, Microsoft…


Register for July 30 Webcast with George Neville-Neil: What Time Is It? A Guide to Time for Software Developers

If you haven't yet done so, register now for "What Time Is It? A Guide to Time for Software Developers", presented on Thursday, July 30 at noon ET by George Neville-Neil, owner of Neville-Neil Consulting and Chair of the ACM Practitioner Board. In this talk, George covers the basics of computer-based timekeeping, including what makes…