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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Connecting the Science dots at TechFest 2013

During this years annual Microsoft Research TechFest, where Microsoft Research exposes compelling research projects to employees and guests, there are a couple Science related projects being highlighted.  The Computational Ecology and Environmental Science (CEES) group at our Microsoft Research Cambridge lab is demoing some very interesting projects. Geo-Database Applications at the Speed of Thought In…

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More Excel 2013 Goodies – Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office

After posting about Data Explorer yesterday – I thought about other add-ins for Excel that make hard problems easier…and that lead me back to the SQLServerDataMining.com site….it’s great to see that the SQL Server 2012 Data Mining Add-ins for Office (with 64-bit Support) is available for Office 2013.  The Data Mining Add-ins allow you to…

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A tool for Data Science – Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel now available

Functionality and features for Excel 2013 just keeps getting better, especially when you realize that Self-Service BI can enable Self-Service SI (Science Intelligence) – the latest is the release of the Microsoft "Data Explorer" Preview for Excel which give you a “intuitive and consistent experience for discovering, combining, and refining data across a wide variety…

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Start PowerPivot in Excel 2013 add-in

This is a good article if you’ve updated to Excel 2013 and want to update your PowerPivot models. Start PowerPivot in Excel 2013 add-in Important    This feature isn’t available in Office on a Windows RT PC. Want to see what version of Office you’re using? PowerPivot in Excel 2013 is an add-in you can…

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Astronomy to go: UW readies new portable planetarium | Powered by Worldwide Telescope

It’s great to see the University of Washington planetarium  showcased in this UW Today article.  The UW team headed up by Phil Rosenfield has really figured out how to bring Astronomy to the students directly and really engage them.  The WWT team at MSR is excited to see students learn about Astronomy and see in…

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