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PwR: Using representations for AI-powered software development

December 1, 2023 | Sameer Segal and Akash Lal
PwR uses domain-specific languages to bridge communication between developers and AI tools. Learn how it can help simplify code creation and enhance software reliability and customization, no matter your coding expertise.
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    The Power of Prompting 

    November 28, 2023 | Eric Horvitz

    Microsoft Chief Scientific Officer Eric Horvitz explains how new prompting strategies can enable generalist large language models like GPT-4 to achieve exceptional expertise in specific domains, such as medicine, and outperform fine-tuned specialist models.

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    Research Focus: Week of November 22, 2023 

    November 22, 2023

    A new deep-learning compiler for dynamic sparsity; Tongue Tap could make tongue gestures viable for VR/AR headsets; Ranking LLM-Generated Loop Invariants for Program Verification; Assessing the limits of zero-shot foundation models in single-cell biology.

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    Research Focus: Week of November 8, 2023 

    November 8, 2023

    Welcome to Research Focus, a series of blog posts that highlights notable publications, events, code/datasets, new hires and other milestones from across the research community at Microsoft. Generating both plausible and accurate full body avatar motion is essential for creating high quality immersive experiences in…

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    Project Silica: Sustainable cloud archival storage in glass 

    October 26, 2023

    This research paper was presented at the 29th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (opens in new tab) (SOSP 2023), the premier forum for the theory and practice of computer systems software. For millennia, data has woven itself into every facet of our lives, from…

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