Announcing the Judges for Imagine Cup World Wide Final

Imagine Cup is a magical time at Microsoft. It’s a time when young student developers from all over the globe descend upon Seattle to share their visions for transforming the world around them through the power of technology. A few weeks ago, we unveiled an exciting lineup of 35 student developer teams that will compete…

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Team Sapient from University of South Wales Imagine Cup 2016 World Finalist

A group of computer game developers from the University of South Wales (USW) are through to the world finals of a global competition run by Microsoft. Team Sapient – made up of Masters students Riccardo Deluca, Ciaran Harty, Michael Harty and Thomas Mahoney – were named the winners of the Games category at the UK…

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Data Science Game 2016 – An international student challenge for Data Science

This year, prove your worth to the ever growing international big data community join us for the 2016 edition of the data science game –  An international data science student challenge to solve data-driven issue and develop your skills BUILD A TEAM OF 4 STUDENTS – HANDLE DATA PROVIDED BY OUR PARTNERS Try to answer…

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Interview with UK Imagine Cup World Citizenship Finalist – Ribonostics from University of Exeter

       Interview with team Ribonostics Yemi Fenuyi from University of Exeter   · Why did you enter the Microsoft Imagine Cup I think there’s a long answer and a short answer, but the long answer is definitely more interesting. In first year, I could only envision myself with one foreseeable future; medicine. Essentially,…

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UCL’s Data Science Hackathon with Cortana Intelligence Suite

  The impact of the data revolution can be felt with data scientists increasingly offering us pioneering ways to help change the world around us. From gaining insights on marketing data for a global banking firm to predicting agriculture yields for farmers or even forecasting air travel delays for passengers, data science offers ever more…

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Imagine Cup 2016 UK Winners

The final of the Imagine Cup 2016 took place at the Microsoft HQ at Reading the event was amazing showcasing talent from UK universities and colleges. Meet the UK Finalists teams. see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/2016/04/11/imagine-cup-2016-uk-finalists/  Friday saw ten teams attend the Imagine Cup UK National Final – the largest student developer competition in the world. This built…

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Bloodhound Micro:Bit Race for the Line Schools Competition

BLOODHOUND SSC is a UK designed and built car that is aiming to break the 1000mph barrier and set a new land speed record. This summer term, the BLOODHOUND Project is using its world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

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Machine Learning – Hands on getting started teaching Machine Learning

So what is Machine learning? Machine Learning facilitates the analysis of large volumes of data by employing algorithms that iteratively learn from that data. Machine Learning is now one of the hottest and fastest growing areas of computer science and a number of Universities regularly ask me how can they can started with UG courses…

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