Free edX Course – Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Wondering what Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is all about? Where does data science leave off? And where and how does machine learning apply? AI will likely define the next generation of software. Given all the talk and confusing terminology out there, we’ve got the perfect overview course for those of you who are just getting… Read more

A Digital Health Companion, Virtual Banking Assistant & Smart Water Monitoring System – All Built on Microsoft AI

A selective peek at new customers benefiting from Microsoft AI & Machine Learning. Ruppiner Kliniken Creates a Digital Companion That Can Save Lives 17 million people die of cardiovascular disease each year. Many of these victims could survive if their physicians became aware of critical changes occurring in their vascular system and heart in a… Read more

Want an Inside Track on the Very Latest in Data Science, Machine Learning & AI?

We have created a special two-day Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI Pass for Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, on September 25th and 26th, just for you! In addition to full access to all the sessions pertaining to these domains – such as the latest ML and deep learning techniques, open source tools, cognitive services APIs,… Read more

Conversational Retail Bots, E-Commerce Fraud Protection & More – Powered By Microsoft AI

A peek at selective new customers benefiting from Microsoft AI and Machine Learning. Cami Boosts Customer Engagement at Dixons Carphone Based in the United Kingdom, Dixons Carphone is a major electronics retailer employing over 42,000 people in 11 countries, and providing consumers with products and services that help them lead seamlessly connected lives at home,… Read more

Building Intelligent Bots for Business

This post is authored by Herain Oberoi, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Microsoft. Earlier today, in San Francisco, we provided an update on how Microsoft is helping to democratize Artificial Intelligence (AI) by making it accessible to everyone and every organization. Today’s focus was on conversational computing, which combines the power of natural language… Read more

Empowering Developers with AI & Deep Learning

Re-posted from the Azure blog. Deep Learning is powering many of the biggest breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence in recent times, spanning areas such as speech recognition, language understanding and computer vision. Indeed, Deep Learning is now changing the very customer experience around many Microsoft products, including HoloLens, Skype, Cortana, Office 365, Bing and more. Our… Read more

Text Analytics API Now Available in Multiple Languages

This post is authored by Ollie Newth, Program Manager at Microsoft. Although text often contains highly valuable data for companies, extracting meaningful data from it can be a challenge. The field of text analytics utilizes natural language processing to extract meaningful structured data from text, and often includes areas such as sentiment analysis, entity recognition… Read more

From Analytical Applications to Intelligent Solutions

This post is by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of the Data Group at Microsoft Today, thousands of developers gathered in San Francisco for our annual //BUILD developer conference where Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, unveiled new technologies for the era of conversational intelligence. As part of that, Satya introduced new “Intelligence” capabilities that will be… Read more