Microsoft has announced an updated version of its AI Business School, which shows people how to use artificial intelligence technology. Mitra Azizirad, Corporate Vice–President of Microsoft AI, revealed three big changes to the free, online school during her keynote talk at the company’s Future Decoded event in London. She also said companies can soon participate […ellipsis]
One of the most impactful charities in the world for people with disabilities is rolling out Microsoft technology to help staff deliver even better care and support. As well as offering care and accommodation, Leonard Cheshire also delivers education, skills and confidence programmes, employment support and advice to tens of thousands of individuals in the […ellipsis]
Microsoft has welcomed thousands of visitors to London’s ExCeL for Future Decoded, the company’s largest event in the UK. Journalists, analysts, business leaders and technology fans took part in two days of keynotes and breakout sessions from industry experts, networking opportunities and a hands-on expo to help them uncover how to use the latest technology […ellipsis]
People must not lose sight of the benefits artificial intelligence can bring to the world amid public concerns about its future use, the head of Microsoft’s UK research lab has said at Future Decoded. Dr Chris Bishop, Director of the Cambridge Research Lab, said AI must be developed with trust and ethics in mind, but that the failure to use data to improve society may be “unethical” and could even […ellipsis]
A world-first higher education institute created by a group of former Manchester United stars has opened its doors to students. University Academy 92 (UA92) aims to increase the number of young people who will enter the workforce with the digital skills that modern employers are looking for. Former footballers Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt – part […ellipsis]
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The UK’s “always-on” culture is having a serious effect on people’s health, with most workers struggling with feelings of anxiety and failure, new research has revealed. While Brits know that flexible working can help them spend as much time with their families as they do in the office and improve mental health, many companies don’t […ellipsis]
Five Minecraft Learning Centres will be created in Wales to help school and colleges across the country use the popular block-building game to teach subjects such as science, history and coding. The Welsh Government has launched the project to help students prepare for the workplace, as well as build key communication and critical thinking skills, […ellipsis]
Shoppers will be able to use cutting-edge mixed-reality technology in one of Natuzzi’s UK stores to see how furniture would look in their home before they buy it. Visitors to the retailer’s London store can use Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 headset to see a life-size hologram replica of a room in their house and place a […ellipsis]
The UK government is backing a multi-million-pound initiative to help researchers improve artificial intelligence so it can be used more effectively in key areas such as healthcare. The research program, entitled Machine Learning for Tomorrow: Efficient, Flexible, Robust and Automated, has been launched by Microsoft and the University of Cambridge to try to make AI […ellipsis]
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Microsoft’s broadest Surface lineup was revealed earlier this month, with new devices including the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7, Surface Pro X as well as new Surface Earbuds announced at a Microsoft Surface event in New York on October 2. Speaking at an event at the Flagship Microsoft Store in London, Microsoft’s Chief Product […ellipsis]
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