1. Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Justin Cranshaw | A Scheduling Assistant with Human and Machine Intelligence | Jun 28, 2017


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    In this talk, we tell the story of how we built Calendar.help at Microsoft Research. Calendar.help schedules people’s meetings just like an executive assistant. People interact with the system…

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    • Daniel McDuff | Emotion Measurement in Natural Settings through Everyday Devices | Jan 18, 2017


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      Emotions play an important role in our everyday lives. They influence memory, decision-making and well-being. In order to advance the fundamental understanding of human emotions, build smarter affective…

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      • Nathalie Riche | Data-Driven Storytelling: Transforming Data into Visually Shared Stories | Nov 9, 2016


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        In this talk, I will present my most recent research efforts in the field of information visualization and data-driven storytelling. While most of the research in information visualization has been…

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        • DuoSkin:Functional, stylish on-skin user interfaces


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          DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly on their skin. Using gold metal leaf, a material that is cheap, skin-friendly,…

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          • Taking AI from the lab to millions of consumers; Structure Data 2016, Peter Lee, Microsoft


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            Most people know Microsoft for its consumer software, but the tech world also knows of the company's venerable research division. Hear how Microsoft is fast-tracking its AI advances onto our…

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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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              • Process of making the Epitome of the Local Skies


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                Epitome of the Local Skies is a series of visualizations, each created to represent a typical view of the sky in a specific location, time, or climate. The works are generated through data retrieval,…

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                • Process of making The Epitome of Earth Skies


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                  What if, when you marvel at the sky from your hammock, you could see it from all vantage points at once? This map is meant to serve just as such a global hammock. In it you can see the skies from…

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                  • Big Data and Conservation: Deluge or Drought?


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                    Dr. Lucas Joppa, Scientist at Microsoft Research discusses the changing and increasing role of data in conservation. He discusses the difference between ‘big data’ and ‘small data’…

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                    • Pushing Boundaries: WWF 2015 Fuller Symposium Discussion


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                      Heather Clancy of GreenBiz leads a discussion on cutting-edge ideas and technologies that are pushing the boundaries of what we normally consider in conservation technologies. This discussion led…

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