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  1. Partnership yields key breakthroughs in VR’s “grand challenge”

    By Noboru Sean Kuno, Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research Asia The potential for virtual reality (VR) to upend industrial design, medicine, and other specialized fields has now vaulted the emerging field into the ranks of what the National Academy of…

    February 2017

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  2. Microsoft Research and the industrial research cycle

    A personal view By Thomas Ball, Research Manager, Research in Software Engineering (RiSE) group, Microsoft Research The industrial research cycle Here is what I have told new hires of Microsoft Research (MSR) since I became a manager some 14 years…

    January 2017

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  3. Project PrivTree: Blurring your “where” for location privacy

    By Winnie Cui, Senior Research Manager, Microsoft Research Asia Data scientist, Anthony Tockar, used publicly available location data to show how celebrities can be tracked throughout New York City, while working on his Master’s Degree at Northwestern University. By cross-referencing…

    January 2017

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