1. TouchDevelop: Tips and Types for Programming via Touch


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    Slides: http://nwcpp.org/november-2012.html Abstract: TouchDevelop (www.touchdevelop.com) brings a modern programming experience to devices where touch is the primary input mechanism, such as…

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    • Finding Race Condition and Data Races Effectively— Madan Musuvathi


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      Slides: http://nwcpp.org/january-2012.html In this talk, I will describe two MSR tools Cuzz and DataCollider for finding concurrency errors. Cuzz uses a randomized algorithm to insert delays in…

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      • Ken Hinckley | The Fractured Frontier of Reading, Writing, and e-Creation | May 8, 2013


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        Abstract For students, knowledge workers, and creative professionals alike, the vast tectonic shifts now taking place in the world of publishing, electronic books, device form-factors, and emerging…

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        • Neel Joshi | No more boring photos! -- Computational methods for creating and exploring “living” photographs | May 15, 2013


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          Abstract It’s becoming increasingly easy for people to capture a short burst of images (or a video clip) instead of a simple still photograph. Image bursts and video clips are a rich source…

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          • Getting from A to B: Fast Route Finding Using Slow Computers


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            Introduction to route finding algorithms presented by Simon Peyton Jones (Microsoft Research) at the recent Microsoft UK Student Celebration Day event.

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            • Curing Cancer, Halting Global Disease Outbreaks, Preventing Dangerous Climate Change


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              Lecture on computational ecology by Drew Purves from MSR. One of a series of lectures given as part of Microsoft UKs Student Celebration Day 2009.

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              • Mike Bennett, Kevin Larson | Reading Between the Lines: Improving Comprehension for Students | Jan 27, 2016


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                While reading is arguably a student’s most important skill, the technology of reading is relatively unchanged. Can the power of computing improve a student’s reading comprehension? We…

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