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by   -   January 2, 2016

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The use of Cortana, an AI personal assistant created by Microsoft initially for Windows phones, has been a big hit in Japan and China. The Mandarin language version, named Xiaoice, is being used daily by a TV station to report the morning weather.

by   -   September 2, 2015

35under35

The MIT Technology Review’s annual list of 35 Innovators Under 35 aims to illustrate the most important emerging technologies of the moment. Released this August, the 2015 list features a number of robotics and AI visionaries. Check them out.

by   -   August 27, 2015
image: Thomas Hawk/flickr
image: Thomas Hawk/flickr

In episode eighteen we talk with Sham Kakade, of Microsoft Research New England, about his expansive work that touches on everything from neuroscience to theoretical machine learning.

by   -   August 14, 2015
image: Jer Thorp/flickr
image: Jer Thorp/flickr

In episode seventeen we talk with Jennifer Listgarten of  Microsoft Research New England about her work using machine learning to answer questions in biology.

by   -   February 7, 2014

ETH Zurich and EPFL are jointly entering into a new research partnership with Microsoft Research. Over five years, Microsoft Research will provide five million Swiss francs of funding to support IT research projects. Microsoft researchers will also work closely with the scientists at the two universities.

by   -   February 3, 2014

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They want to communicate more accurately, resolve issues faster and with higher levels of satisfaction than at present. They also want to enable more complex communication. And they want to do it amiably.



EU Robotics Week
February 8, 2013


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