Data Ingestion in Azure Machine Learning

How do you get data into Azure Machine Learning, and where can you find interesting sources of data?  I tackle these questions in this blog post and this video.  Enjoy in whatever format you prefer. 


Technology & Friends: Mind Reading and Machine Learning

I was very honored to have been asked to be on another episode of David Giard’s webcast Technology & Friends.  In this episode, we discussed my latest project: using a headset from Emotiv which reads EEG waves from your brain and sending that data into Azure Machine Learning to do lie detection (attempt to predict…


Free online training on Azure Big Data/Machine Learning

Microsoft Virtual Academy provides free online training on Microsoft technology.  Like StackOverflow, you earn points for taking courses (yay gamification!). I’ve been working in the big data/machine learning space lately.  If you’re reading my blog, you’re probably at least somewhat interested in these topics too.  I’ve pulled out some relevant MVA courses in this space. …

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Penguicon: Open Source in the Azure Cloud

I was honored to present at Penguicon 2015.  This conference is an awesome geek lovefest of Open Source and Science Fiction.  I participated in a panel on “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence” and I spoke on Microsoft Azure’s support for open source.  The latter talk (Cloud + Open Source + Microsoft = Azure) was recorded. …


Skype Translator in action

During the keynote demo of the Microsoft Global Energy Forum 2015, my colleague Roberto and I did a live Skype Translator conversation.  I recorded one of our rehearsals, and put it on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_VnnmITAJk.  Here’s the scenario.  The Global Energy Forum is an oil & gas conference, so the conversation that we were having…


STL Tech Talk Interview 2014

At the St. Louis Days of .NET, I was interviewed by JJ Hammond for the STL Tech Talk webcast.  We talked about the STLDODN conference itself and the talks that I gave there, on Construct 2 game development and my ELIZA app.  We also covered Microsoft’s relationship with developers and some of the new announcements…


Podcast: Developer Evangelism and Hackathons

Last week, I was interviewed by John Neil Conkle.  John advises folks who want to figure out their hackathon strategy.  We talked about developer evangelism and participating in hackathons.  Enjoy. http://hackathon.posthaven.com/jennifer-marsman-developer-evangelist-at-Microsoft


Introduction to Windows Store app development for Android programmers

My teammate Hanu and I presented a session at Build 2013 (all recordings from the conference are here) that introduces Windows 8 development to Android developers.  Here is the official abstract: This session will help developers leverage their existing Android concepts to build Windows Store apps. We will show the Windows 8 equivalents of Android…

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“Frank’s World” Build 2013 videos – Windows Store improvements

My teammate Frank LaVigne created a video on the second day of Build 2013.  Near the beginning, I talk a little bit about the improvements in the Windows Store for the Windows 8.1 release.  You can view the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Per58dCBb0.   You can see Frank’s complete video coverage of //build at the following links.  I…


DevRadio webcast: Ashley Gullen on using Construct 2 to build amazing games for Windows 8

I was very excited to speak with Ashley Gullen from Scirra as part of the Microsoft DevRadio series on Channel 9.  Ashley demoed Construct 2, an easy-to-use HTML5 game engine that allows anyone to create gaming apps for Windows 8, Windows Phone, and other platforms.  With this tool, you can add background, sprites, and sounds…

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