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02/01/2018 | Data & AI

At the end of 2016 year Microsoft announced the availability of a set of services called Microsoft Cognitive Services. Cognitive Services provides simple APIs that handle common use cases, such as recognizing speech or performing facial recognition on an image. These APIs can be broken down into five main categories: vision, speech, language, knowledge, and search. They are all based on...

From Digital first to AI first

Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft) in March 2016 announced that intelligent bots are a Microsoft’s top priority in its strategy. In August 2017 Microsoft adapted its mission statement accordingly. In short, the words "mobile first" and "cloud first" have changed to "AI first". Microsoft is going for an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge based on artificial intelligence, the company...

I would like to share my most popular LinkedIn posts of 2017. I much shared this year about artificial intelligence, digital transformation, hololens, computer vision, gaming. Will the trend continue next year? Only time will tell. January Platform revolution Uber, Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, PayPal. All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched, what’s the secret to their success?...

Coco Framework

A growing number of enterprises are showing their interest in blockchains. Microsoft wants to help and make it easier for the enterprises to build their networks using any distributed ledger, so we have unveiled a framework called "Coco", short for "Confidential Consortium",  a new open-source foundation for enterprise blockchain networks. Coco is a framework designed to work with any ledger...

  The International VDI Conference - Smart Construction Equipment 2017 (held at Munich, Germany) included talks on numerous topics and had several side events in smaller rooms. Most of them were practical workshops focused on a certain technology or project. Myself had one conference speech, focused on how the AI is able to increase the safety on construction sites. So here...

11/27/2017 | Entertainment

Stranger Things is a thrilling Netflix original drama stars Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983. Inspired by a time when tales of science fiction captivated audiences. When Joyce's 12-year-old son, Will, goes missing, she launches a terrifying investigation into his disappearance with local authorities. As they search for answers,...