Bristol Quantum Gameathon

In a run up BQIT – The Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop  18-20 April 2018. BQIT is aimed at answering everything you need to know about the emerging field of Quantum Technology. As part of the run up to BQIT:18 the Microsoft Quantum team spent the day at Bristol University sharing details of Microsoft Quantum…

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Windows 10 RS4 Preview for HoloLens and ONNX offline Machine Learning

Recently we announced that Windows 10 now includes the ability to run Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) models natively with hardware acceleration. This announcement now brings 100s of millions of Windows devices, ranging from IoT edge devices to HoloLens to 2-in-1s and desktop PCs, into the ONNX ecosystem. Yesterday we released the Windows 10 RS4…

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Coding for biology using Jupyter Notebooks

Guest post by Dr Benjamin Hall  University of Cambridge Part of the new world of biology is understanding how to best use computers to do research. Whilst the field of computational biology isn’t new, novel ideas constantly in computer science and mathematics opening up new ways of working and addressing problems. Adopting these techniques can…

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How to train, large scale, state of the art, neural networks on the Microsoft Data Science VM

Dr Adrian Rosebrock – Computer vision expert @ www.pyimagesearch.com , author of a popular Kickstarter deep learning for computer vision book Adrian has posted a great series of guest blogs on how he trains large scale state of the art neural networks on the Microsoft Data Science VM and shares the results of the experiments…

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Announcing our Imagine Cup 2018 10 UK Finalist teams!

It’s that time of the year again when we see the UK’s top student developers coming together to create innovative solutions, looking to change the world. With the Imagine Cup UK National Finals fast approaching, we are excited to announce our 10 finalist teams, competing for their spot at the Worldwide finals this July. Congratulations…

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Blockchain Azure samples and resources for building interesting Blockchain projects and solutions

Some interesting samples and solutions which you may find of use for projects around Blockchain These are  just few of many Blockchain related projects at Microsoft.  For others, see https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/topics/blockchain/ Storing Blockchain secrets Microsoft Key Vault Microsoft Azure Key Vault is a cloud-hosted management service that allows users to encrypt keys and small secrets by…

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ESRI GEO AI Data Science Virtual Machine

I was recently at University meeting  where we  got into the discussion of using Cloud Computing for Digital humanities. Digital Humanities is an area of scholarly activity at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities. It includes the systematic use of digital resources in the humanities, as well as…

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Using Microsoft Azure to setup ARK Blockchain for Hacks and Blockchain Challenges

Guest blog by Kristjan Košič Technical Evangelist at Ark.io technology/Blockchain About ARK ARK provides users, developers, and start-ups with innovative Blockchain technologies. We aim to create an entire ecosystem of linked chains and a virtual spiderweb of endless use-cases that make ARK highly flexible, adaptable, and scalable. ARK is a secure platform designed for mass…

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Pantry Log–Microsoft Cognitive, IOT and Mobile App for Managing your Fridge Food Stock

We are Ami Zou (CS & Math), Silvia Sapora(CS), and Elena Liu (Engineering), three undergraduate students from UCL, Imperial College London, and Cambridge University respectively. None of us knew each other before participating to Hack Cambridge Ternary, but we were very fortunate to have been team-matched. We soon discovered that our skills and interest were…

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Interactive Lab on Microsoft Cognitive Services at Oxford

Guest post from Shu Ishida Microsoft Team Leader at Oxford University My name is Shu Ishida. I am a third year engineering student, and team lead for the Microsoft Student Partner Chapter at the University of Oxford. I am into web development and machine learning, and my ambition is to help break down educational, cultural…

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