Getting Started with http://customvision.ai – creating a custom model for image recognition.

Guest blog by Julian Chow Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College London. Introduction: I am Julian, a first year student studying Computing at Imperial College London. I was born and raised in Hong Kong, where I developed a great enthusiasm for football, the outdoors, and technology. Using Custom Vision to easily build and train image…

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How to Develop and Host a Proof-of-Concept Prototype on Azure App Services for Web Apps

Guest blog from Microsoft Student Partner Fangfang Hu from Imperial College London. Fangfang Hu is an Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at Imperial College London Introduction I will be starting my second year in fall. I am from Singapore, where I had worked with a few research institutions and corporations in areas relating to hardware…


Exploring Pi with Jupyter & Azure Notebooks

A guest post by Ben Curnow, Microsoft Student Partner from the University of Cambridge. Introduction Pi could end up being a questionable choice of topic to place within the title of this blog. Not only because computers are.. well… computers, and can only represent Pi to a finite precision. Ok, I admit, 2.7+ trillion digits…


Android Development with Azure Mobile App Services

Guest blog by Microsoft Student Partner Isaac Hutt I am a First (soon to be Second) Year student at Imperial College London studying Computing. I have a passion for open source technologies and Android development, specifically brining information from sources such as Wikipedia to remote communities. I love trying out new technologies, reading articles on…


An Introduction to Mixed Reality game development with HoloLens and Unity

Image source: https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-hololens Guest post by Sondre Agledahl, Microsoft Student Partner at University College London. I am a games programmer, excited to see how emerging technology can be used to make completely new and meaningful immersive experiences (and to be young enough to take full advantage of it!). Avid ROM hacker and karaoke enthusiast. Computer…

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How to build your first Xamarin app

Guest Blog by Carmen Livia Ibanescu,  Microsoft Student Partner at University College London A little bit about myself My name is Carmen-Livia Ibanescu. I am currently a Computer Science Student at UCL and on the fall I will start my second year here. I am from Romania and I have been programming since high-school. Choosing…


Learning Haskell and using VSCode and Haskelly

This is a guest post by Nicholas Li, Undergraduate MEng student at Imperial College London and Microsoft Student Partner. Introduction I am Nick, and I grew up and studied in Hong Kong. I am currently studying in Computing at Imperial as a first year. Aside from Computing, my passions include Basketball, Badminton, as well as…


MS Research Cambridge visit by Microsoft Student Partners

Guest blog by Mariam Elgabry, Microsoft Student Partner Lead at Imperial College London As a Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Lead at Imperial College London, I got recognized and awarded “MSP of the month” for January 2017 for the most impact worldwide. With over 120 events organized by MSPs in 2017 I was excited to stand…


From student to Evangelist–Stand out at Hacks and take opportunities

Being an part of the Microsoft ecosystem changed everything. I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my experience and how to make the most of it. Guest post by Sean McGee, Developer Evangelist at Esri UK What do I do? I’m a Developer Evangelist at Esri UK. Which basically means I’m a professional developer/networker….


Tour De Tech A Global Impact–Microsoft Student Partner

  Written by Mariam Elgabry, MSc Bioinformatics and Theoretical Systems Biology And Microsoft Student Lead at Imperial College London. Twitter handle: @MariamElgabry11 13 selected microsoft student parners, over 80 participating countries, but 1 passion. first stop: Dubai, UAE An initiative was started on the 22nd of February 2017 by three of the thirteen Microsoft Student…