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Microsoft researcher honored for advancing computer vision


Zuzana Kukelova, a post-doc researcher specializing in computer vision at Microsoft’s research lab in Cambridge, U.K., is the recipient of the 2015 Cor Baayen Award, given to a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics from countries associated with the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. … Read more »

Break, build and solve puzzles in ‘Briquid Mini’


In “Briquid Mini,” break bricks or build them to create pathways for a stream of water to flow into a reservoir – even shifting the direction of gravity at times to accomplish your goal. There are more than 100 puzzles in this retro-style game. … Read more »

Excel 2016 introduces new capabilities for PivotTables and PivotCharts


Excel 2016 has introduced new capabilities for PivotTables and PivotCharts to help you streamline your data analysis. PivotTables now support automatic time grouping and PivotCharts now include drill-down buttons. In a new post, Office Blogs shows you how to build PivotTables with a date/time column and discover time-based insights in … Read more »