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Avatars, VR, robots and the future of nursing

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The nursing session at Microsoft’s recent Empowering Health event in Brussels, Belgium, brought together a dedicated group of global medical professionals with a real interest in how technology will advance nursing. New technology is already improving workflows and how nurses are able to interact with patients inside the hospital and … Read more »

Microsoft hiring program opens more doors to people with autism

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A promising young developer, Schwaneke graduated from of one of the top gaming design schools in the nation. He also has Asperger’s syndrome, a disorder on the autism spectrum. His situation is far from an anomaly. An estimated 80 percent of people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unemployed, … Read more »

Take stock of your online habits, practices on Safer Internet Day 2016

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Tuesday, Feb. 9 is Safer Internet Day, an international day of action to promote safer, more responsible use of technology and services, particularly among children and young people, writes Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer. In 2016, as with the last decade-plus of Safer Internet Days, Microsoft is taking … Read more »