Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs

Established: April 29, 2016

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Based in Redmond, Washington, Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs is an applied research team that ideates, develops, and delivers new social, real-time, media-rich experiences for home and work. FUSE Labs experiences give users new ways to create, connect and collaborate with the people, information and ideas that matter to them.

Recent research projects: Kodu, CompanyCrowd, Montage, Docs for Facebook, Spindex

 

“Almost everything you do online is done with other people—creating, sharing, discovering, and consuming content from friends and people you care about. Our group is focused on building new social experiences and understanding how social computing can impact our lives online and in the real world.”

— Lili Cheng, Managing Director, Microsoft Research FUSE Labs

 

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Videos

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: New York University

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Fengyuan Zhu, Jiashan Wu, Lirong Liu, Peiyu Luo

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, New York University

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: Carnegie Mellon University

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Dixon Lo, Jiyoung Ko, Sarah Foley

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: ArtCenter College of Design

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Lee Cody, Sche-I Wang, Xing Lu

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, ArtCenter College of Design

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Lee Cody, Sche-I Wang, Xing Lu, Dixon Lo, Jiyoung Ko, Sarah Foley, Fengyuan Zhu, Jiashan Wu, Lirong Liu, Peiyu Luo, Andrew Lee, Ashley Gilliam, Maya Chatila, Scott Brown, Andre Kennedy, Joanna Pruchnicka, Lene Rydningen , Yuanrui Li, Adam Ferriss, Andrew Shearer, Cameron Watt, Cameron Malcolm, Jena Affleck, Sarah Mchutchison, Sean Gooravin, Anya Kolesnikoff, Max Kreminski, Roseli de Jesus, Angelica Cupat, Chloe Lee, Naoki Hisamoto, Rishi Agarwal, Stephen Coyner

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, , ArtCenter College of Design, ArtCenter College of Design, ArtCenter College of Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, New York University, New York University, New York University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, Umea Institute of Design, Umea Institute of Design, Umea Institute of Design, Umea Institute of Design, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Dundee, University of Southern California, University of Southern California, University of Southern California, University of Washington, University of Washington, University of Washington, University of Washington, University of Washington

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: University of Southern California

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Anya Kolesnikoff, Max Kreminski, Roseli de Jesus

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, University of Southern California

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: University of Washington

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Angelica Cupat, Chloe Lee, Naoki Hisamoto, Rishi Agarwal, Stephen Coyner

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, University of Washington

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: University of Dundee

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Andrew Shearer, Cameron Watt, Cameron Malcolm, Jena Affleck, Sarah Mchutchison, Sean Gooravin

Affiliation

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Andrew Shearer, Cameron Watt, Cameron Malcolm, Jena Affleck, Sarah Mchutchison, Sean Gooravin Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, University of Dundee

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: Umea Institute of Design

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Andre Kennedy, Joanna Pruchnicka, Lene Rydningen , Yuanrui Li

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, Umea Institute of Design

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Microsoft Design Expo 2016: Savannah College of Art and Design

Date

July 13, 2016

Speakers

Rob Girling, Cliff Kuang, Lisa Strausfeld, Bill Buxton, Andrew Lee, Ashley Gilliam, Maya Chatila, Scott Brown

Affiliation

Artefact, Fast Company, Information Art, Microsoft, Savannah College of Art and Design

Projects

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