Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Ready For Time Travel - ChronoZoom Transports Students and Teachers through History

Posted by Jose Miguel Parrella Microsoft Interoperability Strategy ChronoZoom, the award-winning open source cross-platform timeline that captures the “history of everything,” continues to make waves in the education space. This time, Microsoft Research’s Donald Brinkman has teamed up with the National Council of Social Studies, the American Historical Association, LearnNC from the University of North…

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Spotlight on Microsoft Research: MSR Partners with USC and Brown University to Raise AIDS Awareness with Digital AIDS Quilt 2012

Posted by Kerry GodesSenior Manager, Worldwide Marketing and Operations In addition to covering big data’s impact worldwide, last week’s 2012 Faculty Summit also explored how modern technology can work to help raise greater awareness about social issues such as the impact of AIDS and HIV. The NAMES Project Foundation first began creating The AIDS Memorial…

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Spotlight on Microsoft Research: Big Data and Open Science

Posted by Tony HeyVice President of Microsoft Research Connections There is a sea of change happening in science: It’s increasingly being driven by data and computation. The practice of science is now enhanced by collecting and analyzing massive quantities of data rather than small, focused experiments. The data are coming from instruments such as satellites,…

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