Online Learning Resources for Students and academics around AI and IOT

IoT School Learn about Azure IoT solutions, platform services and industry-leading edge technologies. See how you can connect devices to create powerful IoT applications on the flexible Azure IoT platform. See how Azure IoT simplifies IoT development—use your preferred language, tools and existing developer SDKs to start building IoT right away. Get started quickly with…

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Building a first project using Microsoft Azure’s Language Understanding Intelligent Services

Guest post by  Sam Gao  Microsoft Student Partner University College London About me I am a first-year Mathematical Computation student at UCL, with a keen interest in competitive algorithmic and machine learning. Today, I’ll guide you through setting up and building a first project using Microsoft Azure’s Language Understanding Intelligent Service (https://www.luis.ai/), or LUIS. Language…

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Visualising climate change using Jupyter Notebooks.

A beginners guide to using Jupyter Notebooks on the Microsoft Azure Notebooks services to visualise data  By T.T. Ouzounellis Kavlakonis Microsoft Student Partner at University of Cambridge  About Me: Hello planet Earth! Welcome to my first blog post. My name is Theo and I am a first year Engineering student at Trinity College, University of…

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Smart Acc.: Web application based on Faster-RCNN architecture making it easier to find accommodations in London.

Guest post by Imperial College London, Microsoft Industry Exchange Project Group using Faster RCNN The project was developed by Nattapat Chaimanowong, Suampa Ketpreechasawat, Tomasz Bartkowiak, Lin Li, Yini Fang and Danlin Peng, a group of MSc.CS students from Imperial College London. The visual impression is undoubtedly the most important factor influencing people’s decision concerning the…

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New AI Services in Azure for students and academics announced at Build 2018

Azure Cognitive Services 1.Object Detection update to custom vision (preview) http://aka.ms/cognitive 2.Video Indexer (Paid Preview) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/build-2018-video-indexer-updates/ 3.New OCR model (preview) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/cognitive-services/computer-vision/ 4.Speech Recognition with customization http://aka.ms/cognitive 5.Speech Synthesis with customizable voice https://cris.ai/Home/CustomVoice 6.QnA Maker (Generally Available) https://blog.botframework.com/2018/05/07/announcing-general-availability-of-qnamaker/ 7.Bing Services updates https://blogs.bing.com/Developers-Blog/2018-05/six-new-and-improved-bing-ai-offerings-on-microsoft-cognitive-services 8. Cognitive Search (public preview) https://www.ailab.microsoft.com/experiments/7d6b0652-51dc-440d-a12a-481f28525143 9. Cognitive Services Labs https://labs.cognitive.microsoft.com/ Conversational AI 1.Bot…

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Using Azure for Machine Learning

Guest post by  Ami Zou, Microsoft Student Partner at University College London studying Computer Science, Mathematics and Economics. About me In my spare time, I love learning new technologies and going to hackathons. Our hackathon project Pantrylogs using Artificial Intelligence was selected as one of the 10 Microsoft Imagine Cup UK finalists. I’m interested in…

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Setting up Azure Classroom Labs for your students with Azure Lab Services

Using Azure to Manage your student Classes and students use of Azure Welcome to Azure Labs Managed Cloud Services for custom lab environments With Azure Lab Services, you can now easily and quickly create a lab fit for your needs, without worrying about the technical details of Azure infrastructure. For managed labs, you can simply…

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Augmented Reality for children at Great Ormond Street Hospital

Guest blog by Ayushmaan Seth Microsoft Student Partner and  1st Year Computer Science, University College London About me I am a 1st year Computer Science Undergraduate student at University College London. Highly enthusiastic about Machine Learning and Cybersecurity, I enjoy all branches of Computer Science, from Competitive Programming to Game Development. You can find me…

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3D Reconstruction of Fire-Damage Parchments

Guest post by Microsoft Student Partner at University College London Sergio Hernandez When you think of a document, you generally think of a written piece of paper. In this piece of paper, a story can be written, a new law created, a discovery made public or an event described. We generally think of writings as…

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Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing a cyber security tech-talk

Guest post by Mariam Elgabry, MRes Security and Cyber Crime at University College London and Microsoft Student Partner  . The insider threat As a part of the Seminar Series run by the University College London Security and Crime Science Department, The Microsoft Student Partners invited a Microsoft Security expert to spook us a little with…

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