Introduction to Deep Learning- Bianca Furtuna

Bianca Furtuna Bianca Furtuna is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, currently focusing on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. As a Technical Evangelist, Bianca is engaging with technical audiences across the UK delivering presentations, workshops and technical advice. She is also working with various organisations to help them improve or architect their cloud solutions and support…

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Data Science Virtual Machines Windows VM Update Jan 2017

Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) January Updates new tools to our DSVM users, to help you be more productive with data science. In this post, we summarize key recent changes on the Windows Server side of our DSVM.   Key features include Microsoft R Server 9.0.1 (MRS9) developer edition, a major update to the enterprise…

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Migrating your TFS to the Cloud

Team Foundation Server customers have been asking Microsoft to be able to import their TFS databases to take advantage of all the great capabilities of Visual Studio Team Services. Well the good news is a Preview of the TFS Database Import Service for Visual Studio Team Services is now available. The VSTS team have deployed…

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Save the Date! Microsoft Academic Conference for Higher Education June 18th–20th 2017

  Cortana Intelligence Educator Program members – please note this event is for you and other faculty interested in using Microsoft products. We believe you will benefit from the expansion of this event, giving you an opportunity to learn about other Microsoft products and academic programs, if you so choose. We hope to see you…

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IoT in Action with Microsoft Virtual Bootcamp 28th-30th March 2017

  Microsoft, Hackster and Raspberry Pi have partnered to deliver the first ever Virtual IoT Bootcamp! Enjoy subsidized hardware, guest speakers like Eben Upton, founder of Raspberry Pi, and invaluable classes. You already know how IoT will impact billions of devices, generating enormous economic opportunities. But do you actually know how will YOU get involved?…

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Optimizing your emails using Microsoft Flow

Hello, my name is Christo Lolov http://twitter.com/Christo_lolov  I am a second-year Computing student in Imperial College London. I am a member of a couple of student societies, take part in several online courses, follow a few newsletters, and send and receive a lot of university related emails. As such, I often find it difficult to…

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Imagine Cup 2017 Campus Marketing Materials

      Be part of it! The Imagine Cup is only a few months away and you can be part of it. Get inspired by our UK Finalists and the 2016 Worldwide Winners, then see how you can get started with your application for the Imagine Cup 2017. But it doesn’t stop there. In…

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Where does the Microsoft Intelligent cloud fit into your curriculum

    Microsoft has a number of advanced analytics and cognitive capabilities which are available for Academia to use within Teaching Learning and Research here a quick run down of these and what types of roles may utilise these services within the Work Place. Microsoft Cognitive Service Interface and Target Personas REST APIs (pre-built models)…

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Getting Started with Microsoft Hololens Resources & Links

  Homepage: www.hololens.com  (https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us)  Vision Video: www.aka.ms/hololens Hardware: https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us/development-edition#de-accordion-tech-spec-panel Non official Site but has some great videos etc: https://buildhololens.com Commercial Suite (and comparison to DevEdition):  https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us/commercial-suite https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/holographic/release_notes https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/holographic/commercial_features Hololens Administration/Management Topic Description HoloLens in the enterprise: requirements Lists requirements for general use, Wi-Fi, and device management Set up HoloLens How to set up HoloLens for…

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Hololens Resources and Demos

Here are some useful resources for getting started Development environment for HoloLens https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us/developers https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/uktechnet/2016/10/12/hololens-is-available-to-purchase-for-developers-and-enterprise-customers-in-the-uk-heres-everything-you-need-to-know/ Link to ordering page for HoloLens https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msuk/en_GB/pdp/Microsoft-HoloLens-Development-Edition/productID.5073602000 There is no discount for academia or for bulk orders. An example of Hololens / Skype: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QiGYtd3qNI Royal College of Surgeons: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/17/medical-trainers-look-to-virtual-reality-tech Here is an example of how Japan Airlines are looking at Hololens:…

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