Building IoT Solutions Hands-on Labs

Microsoft strategy around Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud has Internet of Things (IoT) as a key area. We are now seeing a high interest from UK Universities around developing IoT Courses which demonstrate to user the scale of IoT and the importance of Real time processing and analytics of data, predictions and insight. Many Courses…

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Azure Craft A hack for kids and parents to learn AI Programming

Guest blog by Richard Conway, ElastaCloud, Microsoft MVP Regional Director, Azure UK User Group AzureCraft was conceived in 2016 by myself, Richard Conway, the co-founder of the UK Azure Users Group, Andy Cross and Allan Mitchell, one of the founders of SQLBITS, the largest SQL conference in Europe. Our idea stemmed from the fact that…

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Neural networks and deep learning with Microsoft Azure GPU

Guest blog by Yannis Assael from Oxford University  The rise of neural networks and deep learning is correlated with increased computational power introduced by general purpose GPUs. The reason is that the optimisation problems being solved to train a complex statistical model, are demanding and the computational resources available are crucial to the final solution….

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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…

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Visual Studio for Mac

Get Visual Studio for Mac now Visual Studio for Mac is an integrated, end-to-end solution for developers on macOS looking to design, build, deploy, and manage modern applications, games, and services targeting Android, iOS, macOS, web, and cloud. Designed natively for the Mac Visual Studio for Mac brings the developer productivity you love to the…

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Man and Machine Work Together to Defeat Starcraft Bots AI Summit 2017

AI Summit on May 9th & 10th London A team of machine learning researchers from Oxford University have showcased their AI research at the AI Summit on the Microsoft stand.  They brought their deep reinforcement learning and use of Microsoft Azure to a fun and engaging demonstration which bring human players and AI together to…

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Learn all about Containers for HPC Cambridge – Events for June 2017

  Singularity – Containers for HPC Workshop – Titan Teaching Rooms, New Museum Site, Cambridge, 29th and 30th June, 2017 Thursday 29 June – Day 1 9:00 – 10:00 Introduction to Containers  What are containers. 10:00 – 11:00 Introduction to Singularity What is Singularity. 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break 11:30 – 13:00 Hands-on Lab MPI…

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Microsoft \\Build starting 10th-12th May 2017

Software continues to transform the world in remarkable ways and developers are at the centre of it. At Microsoft Build 2017 we invite you to join us in downtown Seattle to learn about latest new technologies and exciting plans on the horizon. Microsoft Build is filled with strong technical sessions as well as opportunities to…

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Quantum Computing

  Station Q in sunny Santa Barbara, California is made up of their own highly diverse set of theorists and experimentalists seeking to build a functional quantum computer. The team is made up of experts with a backgrounds in both quantum computing and computer science. So what is Quantum Computing The following video discuss the…

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University of Cambridge and Hololens On-Site Virtual Mapping Can Aid Inspections

Guest blog by Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Marianna Kospida University of Cambridge & Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D. from the American Society of Civil Engineers Researchers at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology at Cambridge University have been working to merge four-dimensional virtual design models with site visits to enable inspectors to conduct…

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