Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning News from Build 2018

The Microsoft Build conference held on May 7-9, 2018 included many artificial intelligence and machine learning announcements.  

Here are some of the highlights that you should know about:

In addition, there were a wealth of great sessions on AI & ML.  Check out the entire event online at, and I’ve pulled out some of the AI/ML sessions below. 

Overview Sessions from Executive Leadership

Microsoft Research and AI for Good

General Machine Learning

Cognitive Services (using pretrained or customizable models for common artificial intelligence tasks)

Conversational AI and Bots

Deploying and Scaling Machine Learning

If you are doing geospatial work, you might also be interested in What are Customers Building with New Bing Maps Capabilities? and/or the Azure Maps announcement, as well as our session covering the land cover mapping APIs.  

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