TED2014–Virtual Reality in Space

TED2014 30 year Celebration and Anniversary Vancouver, BC March 17th – 21st Last week the Microsoft Research WorldWide Telescope and the MIT EyeWire team were invited to present a Virtual Reality in Space experience exhibit – the demo that went from neurons to space in a vivid, 360 degree experience from the International Space Station…

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Windows Azure training for researchers–Now available online

Today we’ve made online versions of the Windows for Azure training for researchers available to complement the availability of all the course materials.  Also if you have the ability to attend the training in person – there are many sessions coming up. New online Windows Azure training for researchers The global Windows Azure for Research…

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Science in the Cloud: Building cloud virtual machines for research

Coming in March – there is going to be a special Azure for Research Request for Proposals – focusing on Science VMs for Research.  Take a look at the opportunity and get your request in by March 15th. Building cloud virtual machines for research As regular readers of this blog know, the Windows Azure for…

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“Building Real-World Cloud Apps with Windows Azure” E-Book

Just saw the announcement of the e-book “Building Real-World Cloud Apps with Windows Azure” – a good resource for anyone interested in developing for the cloud.  Announcing E-book version of Scott Guthrie’s “Building Real-World Cloud Apps with Windows Azure” We have published online and downloadable e-book versions of Scott Guthrie’s presentation titled Building Real-World Cloud…

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Cloud Design Patterns now available

Great news for folks looking for guidance on developing apps for the Azure Cloud – take a look at the Cloud Design Patters – it includes the following Twenty four design patterns that are useful in cloud-hosted applications. Each pattern is provided in a common format that describes the context and problem, the solution, issues…

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Using Worldwide Telescope in a Master/Slave configuration

Config File for Slave Config.xml The other day I was asked about putting Worldwide Telescope in a Master/Slave configuration so the client machine can control a larger display showcasing the WWT imagery in full screen.   The photos show me controlling a desktop machine with my Surface Pro.  Here’s the steps to do it. On the…

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Data Science in a Box using IPython–up and running on Azure with LinuxVM

Interested in getting up and running quickly with data science computing using Python and IPython notebook – Wenming has created a series of blog posting to step you through getting up and running with a IPython notebook on Azure very quickly.   The first three blog posts of the series are out – take a look…

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Behind the WorldWide Telescope Theater at SXSW

This past weekend at SXSW, Microsoft and the WorldWide Telescope team worked with NASA, Northrop Grumman and the Space Telescope Science Institute to deliver a one of a kind exhibit around the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST).  The two main anchors of the exhibit was the physical model of the JWST and the WorldWide Telescope…

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Two Big Telescopes in Austin for SXSW and one Big Screen

Today starts South by Southwest Interactive and the Worldwide Telescope team is working with NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute to delivery a exhibit around the James Webb Space Telescope that is close to out of this world.   There is the full scale model of the JWST and the wall sized display of the…

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