Treasure hunting with Microsoft Computer Vision – a Hack Cambridge Project

Guest blog by Microsoft Student Partner Team Lead, Shu Ishida, University of Oxford About me My name is Shu Ishida, and I am a third year engineering student at the University of Oxford and team lead for the Microsoft Student Partner Chapter at Oxford. I am into web development and design, and my ambition is…

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Azure Internet of Things Edge Development Resources

Everyone’s talking about The Internet of Things (IoT) Some businesses and consumers have already begun embracing it wholeheartedly. Others want to understand it better than they do. And many find the whole idea a bit overwhelming and aren’t sure where to start. Here a typically overview of IOT solution and technologies which could be used…

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Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Red Shirt Tour

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group VENUE INFO Birmingham, United Kingdom National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham B40 1NT United Kingdom For transportation options and directions, visit National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Tech Summit Birmingham | January 25, 2018 Learn how to better develop, deploy, and manage cloud…

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Introductory computing class using Microsoft Azure Notebooks Service powered by the Jupyter

This article was published by the University of Cambridge Engineering department at www.eng.cam.ac.uk/news/department-engineering-increases-student-learning-open-source-azure-service and has been reposted for sharing of best practice within academia. As the pace of global innovation continues to accelerate, the University of Cambridge is evolving engineering curriculum to teach core concepts faster using higher level, open source tools in the public…

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Using Microsoft Azure Data Science Virtual Machines in your teaching and Research Labs

Running Data Science VM on Azure for your data science and deep learning lab resources Create the lab infrastructure as follows Use a shared pool of Ubuntu Data Science VMs (with GPUs if doing deep learning) with each student getting a separate account. Recommendation is  allocate about 5 students per VM for our deep learning…

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Tell me something I should know – Blockchain as a Service on Microsoft Azure

Guest blog by Cihat Cengiz Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge “Hello world!” My name is Cihat Cengiz and I am a 27 years old PhD student at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing. I am a tech geek, an early adopter and mainly interested in the area of…

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Introduction to Cognitive Services by Microsoft Student Partners

The UCL MSP team recently ran a very successful event on Microsoft Cognitive Services: https://www.facebook.com/events/124243888288781/ (The event page has been viewed more than 20,000 times!) GitHub repo for the the second part of the event can be found at : https://github.com/skabra07/MSP-TextSentiment Photos from the event: https://www.facebook.com/pg/UCL.MicrosoftStudentPartners/photos/?tab=album&album_id=157400611536752 We would like to highlight the contributions of a…

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OxfordHack Winners of the Microsoft Cognitive Challenge

Interview Bot: Using Cognitive Services To Analyse Your Interview Performance At the end of November, we headed for OxfordHack 2017, where participants from over 25 countries visited to compete against each other, with companies such as Microsoft, Facebook, JP Morgan and many more sponsoring the event. This article will highlight our experience and explain some…

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Introducing Students to Microsoft Azure Notebooks using Jupyter and Python

The Microsoft Student Partners at UCL ran a recent event with the UCL Data Science Society Facebook event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/224172471454325/ to introduce students at UCL to Jupyter Notebooks service which is hosted on Azure called Notebooks.azure.com this a FREE service which offers students with o365 accounts or a Microsoft account single sign on. The event…

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Get started with quantum development

Want to explore quantum development? Begin today with the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit. Download now Your quantum journey begins here watch the following overview of the Quantum SDK Build with a quantum-focused language Get to know Q#, the brand-new quantum-focused programming language. Fully integrated with Visual Studio, enterprise-grade development tools give you the fastest path…

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