Coding for the cosmos

Microsoft, NASA, and students from two HBCUs in the Reston/DC area have completed the maiden mission of a new Microsoft/NASA partnership, STEM Educational Project: AI looking for new Earths. Using methodology developed by The Microsoft Garage over years of running hackathons, in just one month – and while completing their final exams – the student hackers learned and deployed several….

Forest Guard: Microsoft Student Hackathon winners create rapid-response deforestation sensor

Microsoft Student Hackathon Winner, Forest Guard, is an IoT and machine learning tool for illegal logging and forest fire detection. The 2021 Microsoft Student Hackathon – hosted by The Microsoft Garage and run concurrently with the Microsoft Global Hackathon this year – offered Microsoft summer intern 2021 alumni and their friends a chance to hack real-world challenges in a structured….