As described in the Microsoft Research Connections Blog, Ayna Agarwal, a student at Stanford University, co-founded she++, “a community that seeks to inspire women’s involvement in computer science.” Agarwal organized a robust conference on women in technology in April 2012 – Stanford’s first.
Researchers with FUSE Labs at Microsoft Research have created Whooly (HOO-lee), a Twitter aggregator that lets people know what’s happening in their neighborhood. The beta released today is focused on King County, Wash., which includes Seattle.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates shares his thoughts on computing’s impact on society, and fields questions from the audience at the 2013 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit. Rick Rashid, chief research officer of Microsoft, moderates the discussion. Redmond, Wash. July 15, 2013