Azure Functions at University of Oxford

Guest blog by Johannes Goslar Microsoft Student Partner at Oxford University About Me Let me introduce myself first. I am Johannes – usually called Johnny – Goslar. I got into development around 2011 by programming iOS games and am currently reading for a MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford. More information can…

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Microsoft Customvision.ai workshop

Guest post by Isaac Hutt Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College On Thursday the 8th of February Mason Cusack,  an Engineer from Microsoft delivered a fascinating Workshop on Microsoft’s Custom Vision service supported by the Microsoft Student Partners to an audience of Computing Students. The event started with a general talk on Microsoft Cognitive services…

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VisualCognition – Improving the internet for the millions, with just a weekend

Guest blog by Luke Harries, representing the Microsoft’s Cognitive Services prize winners at HackCambridge. HackCambridge provided the perfect opportunity to return to Cambridge University. It is where I completed my undergraduate degree in Medicine and Cognitive Neuroscience, before moving to UCL to study a masters in Computer Science. Our team included Filip, a masters student…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Quantum Computing and Q#

Guest post by Frances Tibble Software Engineer at Microsoft [ I’m the beginner in Quantum Programming.] Frances graduated with a degree in Computing from Imperial College London having completed a final year project with Microsoft Research. Frances now works as a Software Engineer for Microsoft focusing on Machine Learning and High Scale Data… and as…

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Introduction to Quantum Computing

Guest post by Anita Ramanan Software Development Engineer at Microsoft Anita graduated from University College London in 2014 with an MSci in Natural Sciences: Atomic and Particle Physics and Physical Chemistry (TL;DR: Quantum Mechanics). Since then, she has been working at Microsoft and is now a Software Engineer focusing on the Internet of Things (particularly…

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The London Quantum Computing Meetup – Join the future revolution

Quantum computing takes a giant leap forward from today’s technology—one that will forever alter our economic, industrial, academic, and societal landscape. In just hours or days, a quantum computer can solve complex problems that would otherwise take billions of years for classical computing to solve. This has massive implications for research in healthcare, energy, environmental…

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University of Oxford’s Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Programme Data Hack

Guest blog by Ellen Pasternack, DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford About me   Hi! I’m Ellen Pasternack, a DPhil candidate in the University of Oxford’s Interdisciplinary Bioscience Doctoral Training Programme. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellen-pasternack-6b1191125/ I’m studying sexual selection in red jungle fowl, and I also blog about biology at www.endlessformsmostwonderful.wordpress.com. As part of my training…

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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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Getting started building an iOS Offline App using Customvision.ai

This a post based on my colleague Anze Vodovnik demo at this Cambridge Hack www.vodovnik.com/2018/01/20/a-look-at-computer-vision/ The following is a short step by step tutorial on how to build a .NET core application and run this on Apple iPhone X with no connectivity Getting Started To get started, go to https://customvision.ai. You’ll be greeted by a…

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Get your teams registered now for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2018

Students who create technology that solves real-world problems are being invited to enter a Microsoft competition with a grand prize worth $100,000. https://imagine.microsoft.com/en-us/uk The company is looking for young developers in the UK to enter the Imagine Cup, one of the world’s leading contests for young entrepreneurs. Submissions for the UK final are now being…

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