Building your own educational visualisation learning platform with .Net Core & Azure

Guest blog by David Buchanan Imperial College Microsoft Student Partner and UK Finalist at the Imagine Cup 2018 with Higher Education App About me I’m a second year Mechanical Engineering student at Imperial College London. I entered the Imagine Cup this year as a solo team with my Higher Education App project. My primary interests…

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Introducing Mastermind: Powerful and Simple Deployment, Scaling, Load Balancing and Testing of Applications in the Cloud

Guest post by University College London IXN Project Group COMP214P Team 22 on Project Mastermind. Mastermind is an extensible CLI application that allows easy deployment, updating, scaling and testing of applications using only a Git repository as a parameter. All application-specific configuration and deployment options are specified in a Kubernetes-compatible “mastermind.yaml” file within the Git…

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Microsoft Azure Sphere and teaching students about the next generation of security for MicroControllers

In 2018 we are all living in a world where almost everything is becoming connected, whether it’s the power grid, network, phone system, our cars, or the appliances that heat our home or chill our food.  As this Internet of Things (IoT) continues to proliferate. This growing class of cloud-connected devices – 9 billion of…

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Microsoft Azure Data Bricks–Collaborative Apache Spark Analytics Platform

I was having a conversation with some colleagues about a institutions which wanted to understand some ways of  integrating Azure’s data science services in their curriculum for the new semester So one of the suggestions we came up was the usage of Microsoft Azure DSVMs, HDInsight clusters, DataBricks &  Notebooks.  I have talked a lot…

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GreenHack–IOT Sustainability Hackathon using Azure Services

  So what is GreenHack Rapid 10 hour hackathon (10am -> 10pm) https://greenhack.hackersatcambridge.com/ • Organised by Hackers at Cambridge http://hackersatcambridge.com • Partnered with Allia, Cambridge Carbon Footprint, Pivotal and the Cambridge Living Lab • Three projects are suggested by our partners for attendees to tackle (rogue projects are also welcome)Over 65 spent the weekend with…

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Getting Started with IoT and Microsoft Azure

The Festival of Creative Learning is a week long break from teaching during second semester at the University of Edinburgh. It features all sorts of events that teach people about new disciplines in fun, innovative ways. Enter the IoT Challenge – a 3 day event of making and coding during which participants created new IoT…

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Microsoft Technical content for students and educators http://aka.ms/azurestudentlabs for easy access

  Free technical resources for faculty, students, and Microsoft developer advocates for use in computer science learning forums. at Azure Educator Services GitHub Repo   This repo provides technical resources to help students and faculty learn about Azure and teach others. The content covers cross-platform scenarios in AI and machine learning, data science, web development,…

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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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Azure Educator Programmes–Get $100 of azure for students

For students seeking the skills leading to the most opportunity for cloud based careers, Azure offers students and educators across the world the resources they need. Build, deploy, and manage applications with the comprehensive set of cloud services Azure offers. Whether you’re a student getting started or an educator teaching advanced workloads, we’ve got the…

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