Microsoft’s digital personal assistant Cortana is getting in on the May the Fourth celebration.
August de los Reyes, the design lead for Xbox, experienced significant personal changes that caused him to work particularly hard to help shape and redefine Microsoft’s Cortana experience.
An Internet search engine is a massive thing. Thousands upon thousands of services running millions of lines of code scouring the billions of Web pages to learn everything there is to know in cyberspace. Keeping a search engine like Bing … Read more
Microsoft Research delves into many areas looking for ways to apply machine intelligence in new and innovative ways. Identifying images, learning and translating languages, predicting the future–all are fair game when it comes to applying the ability for machines to … Read more
Well, the NFL regular season is coming to a close, with only one game left before the playoffs. Bing Predicts notched a 10-6 record for the week, which is solid, while moving its season record to 152-88. For the most … Read more
In 1991, former Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold wrote a 21-page argument for more Microsoft investments in basic research and development. Founder and then-CEO Bill Gates was apparently swayed by Myhrvold’s arguments, because Microsoft Research was founded and will … Read more
Microsoft Research is all about machine intelligence. There’s Cortana, of course, which is powered by Bing. There’s Project Oxford that delves into all sorts of image and sound identification possibilities. And now we have Microsoft Research working with Carnegie Mellon University … Read more
Saying that Microsoft is into machine intelligence would be something of an understatement. Skype Translator and Cortana are two prominent examples of Microsoft investment in creating our future AI overlords, and Bing is in on the game with outward facing … Read more