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…


People of ACM: Q&A with Jeannette Wing Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research

ACM Bulletin: Jeannette Wing's areas of expertise are in trustworthy computing, formal methods, concurrent and distributed systems, programming languages, and software engineering. Her contributions in security and privacy include work on attack graphs and attack surfaces, formalizing privacy policies for automated compliance checking, and trust in networks of humans and computers. Within the computer science…


Microsoft Research leading the world: Microsoft Adam, Bing Prediction Engine, Skype Universal Voice Translator

Deep learning systems, a form of artificial intelligence, are paving the way for rapid positive change in enterprises and Microsoft has taken the leadership position. Microsoft Adam (also featured in this article) enables software to recognize objects using 30 times fewer machines, 50 times faster, twice the accuracy by training a neural (brain-like) network of…


Skype real-time translation breakthrough demoed at the Code Conference—watch it!

As noted in this Microsoft blog, at the inaugural Code Conference(#CodeCon), Satya Nadella discussed his views on a more personal, more human era of computing, and in the blog there is a demonstration of an exciting new capability Microsoft is developing for Skype. Skype has more than 300 million connected users each month, and more…


Chat with Leslie Lamport ACM Turing Award Recipient in 2014 (Nobel Prize of Computing); World-Renowned Distinguished Researcher

* Bill Gates indicates “As a leader in defining many of the key concepts of distributed computing that enable today’s mission-critical computer systems, Leslie has done great things not just for the field of computer science, but also in helping make the world a safer place. Countless people around the world benefit from his work…


Microsoft's Leslie Lamport Wins the ACM Turing Award akin to the Nobel Prize of Computing

Extracted from this news release, the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) named Leslie Lamport, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, as the recipient of the 2013 ACM A.M. Turing Award for imposing clear, well-defined coherence on the seemingly chaotic behavior of distributed computing systems, in which several autonomous computers communicate with each other by passing…


Chat with Patryk Janiszewski, Innovating Microsoft Windows Store, Windows Phone Developer—spotlight in Top Paid, Best Rated, New Releases, DVLUP Leaderboard

Patryk L. Janiszewski served a tour in Kuwait and Iraq with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Patryk earned his first bachelor's degree in Human Resources in 2011 and is currently seeking a second bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and a minor…


Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit to Be Streamed Live April 23

The Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit will be streamed live from Paris on April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. GMT). This free online event offers highlights from the Machine Learning Summit, providing keynotes from machine learning experts and enlightening discussions with leading scientific and academic researchers about…


Chat: Susan Ibach, Empowering Developers to Improve the World

Susan shares her best practices for success in software development, software design and architecture. Her leadership lessons will further empower you including decision pointers for CIOs, CTOs, and Boards. She spotlights the top resources for universities, faculty and students; the DreamSpark program, Microsoft Research, and the Imagine Cup. Susan discusses disruptive innovations that you should…


The Cloud in Your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices – ACM Free Webinar

Register NOW for ACM’s first-ever, free learning webinar, presented on January 26, 2012 at 2 PM EST! Space is limited. Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services…