Mixed Reality gives Neuroanatomy lessons a boost

With its unique hemispheres and intricate connections, the brain is one of the most exceptional, yet complex organs in the human body. The intricate structure has posed a unique challenge for generations of students looking to understand and ultimately master how its many parts fit, and work, together. But this fall — thanks to Microsoft HoloLens and mixed reality technology—….

Seven hackathon lessons learned from my battle with lymphoma

Last week, I received some of the best news of my life.  And the news came at a pretty exciting time.  I received the phone call half an hour before the closing ceremony of Microsoft’s 2017 Hackathon, an event that my team puts on.  For the Microsoft Garage, a team helping change the way the company works 52 weeks of….

Artificial intelligence eclipses cloud and mobile projects to win the day at Microsoft 2017 Hackathon

What started in 2014 as an experiment to engage employees has turned into a strategic tradition to help Microsoft establish itself at the leading edge of innovation. And this year, the hottest player at the Microsoft Hackathon was artificial intelligence. Organizers say the four-day event, which has become the world’s biggest private hackathon with more than 18,000 employee participants, provides….