A Pricing Engine for Everyone built with AzureML and Python

This post describes the Microsoft Pricing Engine (MPE), a cloud tool for pricing optimization. MPE is easy to integrate into the business process as it uses the business’ transactional history and does not require A/B testing infrastructure to be set up. A double-residual modeling approach in MPE is the newest advanced causal inference approach to…


Featured Forum Thread – This is how discussion should be held

Good day to all Forum’s Ninjas, Forum’s users, and guests 🙂 I never sure if I should say Good Morning or good evening, so I always use “Good day”. For the same reason, I am not sure if I should say “tomorrow” or “later on today”, since the date/time is depending on your time-zone, but…


Cloud computing guide for researchers – Text mining for healthcare research using Cortana Intelligence

The explosion in the quantity of medical literature over the last couple of decades is making it increasingly difficult to quickly develop robust guidance to bring research into real-world practice for patients and citizens around the world. Researchers at University College London and Cochrane are working together to apply AI and machine learning to analyze…


Using Map/Reduce with Asynchronous Operations in TypeScript

A common problem I’ve encountered is the need to work with a series of operations, all asynchronous, while maintaining ordering but knowing when the series is complete. To that end I wanted to share a pattern I’ve come to like and should be applicable across many types of scenarios. First we start with an array…


Primary Live Tile API – Windows 10

New in Creators Update: You can finally programmatically pin your own app’s primary tile to Start, just like secondary tiles! And you can check if it’s currently pinned. You must target SDK 15063 or newer and be running Insider build 15063 or newer to use the primary tile API. At its core, the API lets you……