Announcing the Winners – Women’s Health Risk Assessment Competition

This post is authored by Hai Ning, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. We are excited to announce the winners of the Women’s Health Risk Assessment competition, a contest that we launched on the Cortana Intelligence Competition Platform back in July this year. As we shared in an earlier blog entry, according to a World Health… Read more

Machine Learning Moves the Needle on Neural Science

Data Scientists Decode Human Perceptions from Brain Signals This post is by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing and Hang Zhang, Senior Data Science Manager, at Microsoft. Millions of people suffer from brain-related injuries and disorders every year. Being able to decode human perceptions from brain signals can benefit this population greatly. That’s what inspired Stanford University… Read more

Contribute to Women’s Health Outcomes Via New Data Science Competition

By Charis Loveland, Senior Program Manager for Cortana Intelligence Competitions in the Data Group at Microsoft   According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released in 2011, about 820,000 women and men aged 15-24 were newly infected with HIV in developing countries. Over 60% of these were women. Among so many other challenges, developing countries… Read more

Game On! Introducing Cortana Intelligence Competitions

By Charis Loveland, Senior Program Manager for Cortana Intelligence Competitions in the Data Group at Microsoft. Machine Learning algorithms powered by intelligent applications serve useful functions in our daily lives in ways we may not even be aware of. For instance, predictive analytics allow businesses to retain key customers, help assembly lines and buildings to… Read more