Air Quality Radar — Empowering City Users with Open Data

  Every year, 2nd year Computer Science students at the University of Cambridge take part in a group project with an industrial client.  This is a guest post from Team Alpha, who worked with Microsoft on their group project. Henry Faull, Jirka Lhotka, Sisi Liang, Henry Mercer, Pan Song, Michael Tang Team Alpha at the…

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Interested in Data Science welcome to Microsoft LearnAnalytics@MS Site

Dive into Webinars, On-Demand Videos, and Classroom Training to quickly master big data and advanced analytics techniques with Microsoft Advanced Analytics at http://learnanalytics.microsoft.com/ Deep Neural Networks in Azure: Transfer Learning and Fine-tuning Deep learning is an emerging field of research, which has applications across multiple fields. We will show how the transfer learning and fine…

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UCL Data Science Student Challenge 11th/12th March 2017

The UCL Data Science Student Challenge is part of a global series of Hackathons. These events are designed to ignite a passion for the amazing things made possible by Data Science and to help students develop the skills necessary to harness the power of analytics. A variety of learning resources will be made available and…

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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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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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Microsoft Virtual Academy FREE training on Cortana Intelligence Suite

Join us on Microsoft Virtual Academy on Tuesday December 6th 2016, from 9AM – 4PM Pacific, for an exciting look at the Cortana Intelligence Suite (CIS),The “Cortana Intelligence Suite End to End” session will be taught by Microsoft Architects Todd Kitta and Jin Cho, and promises a hands-on day with the platform. During the online…

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Developing a Microsoft Health Bot based on Data captured from the Microsoft Band

The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.  This is a step-by-step guide which my colleague Peter Daukintis has developed this tutorial which walks you through the development…

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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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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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What is Microsoft Bot Framework Overview

Getting started with the Microsoft Bot Framework   The Microsoft Bot Framework provides just what you need to build and connect intelligent bots that interact naturally wherever your users are talking, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.   The Microsoft Bot Framework (preview): framework enables organizations to build intelligent…

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