Harry Shum

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Name: Harry Shum
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft Debuts Project Adam Object Recognition AI

The company unveiled a new deep-learning system that aims to mimic the human brain's ability to quickly make sense of the world around it.Microsoft earlier this year teased that the company's innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) are inching closer ... [Published eWeek - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Project Adam and the Future of Programming

Posted by Rob Knies Perhaps you’ve heard about Project Adam over the last few days. That work, which shows that large-scale, commodity distributed systems are able to train extra-large deep neural networks efficiently, has received its share of attention ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft Embraces AI With Project Adam

So far, the program can discern between different dog breeds. But Microsoft has ambitious goals for Adam.0sharesGoogle and IBM aren't the only tech firms eyeing artificial intelligence. Microsoft this week showed off its answer to AI: Project Adam."The ... [Published PC Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Innovator, instigator Peter Lee shakes up Microsoft Research

SEATTLE - Peter Lee's mission at Microsoft is to think big, think far and think unconventionally - and to get others to do the same.As head of Microsoft Research, Lee is shaking things up at one of the largest computer-science research organizations in ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Engine Can Tell a Beagle From a Bro

Although many of us still rely on search engines like Google to provide us with answers to a wide range of questions, Microsoft Research[1] has just delivered a peek at a future in which neural networks will deliver the kind of visual recognition answers ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft's Project Adam knows the difference between an engineer and a dog

MICROSOFT'S RESEARCH ARM has shown off the latest iteration of its algorithms that will enable people to identify a dog using a smartphone.Project Adam is an artificial intelligence engine that specialises in object recognition. At the Microsoft Research ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft to smarten up Cortana and Bing with academic research

; Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri – will prominently feature academic research on search pages.Microsoft said that instead of treating scholarly information as a separate search engine—as competitors do—this information will become a first-class citizen ... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Innovator instigator Peter Lee shakes up Microsoft Research

Editor’s note: This is the third in a periodic series profiling Microsoft workers amid the company’s sweeping attempt to foster a more collaborative culture, one that’s more innovative and agile. This story profiles Corporate Vice President Peter Lee, ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 2 reports

Preston McAfee hired as Microsoft’s chief economist

On Monday, Microsoft Executive Vice President of Technology and Research Harry Shum announced that Microsoft has hired Preston McAfee as the company’s chief economist. McAfee, most recently director of Google strategic technologies, will be responsible ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 02 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 1 reports

Zero Patience, Zero Wait: The New Customer Reality

Gone in half the blink of an eye. Online customers, that is. Visitors are less likely to return to a site that is even 250 milliseconds slower than a competing site, according to Harry Shum, a Microsoft executive who led research and development efforts ... [Published CRM Buyer - May 19 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bing: A Quote to Note and a Search

First, navigate to Bing and run the query “Bing Market Share.” The first hit is to “ The Bing Dilemma: What To Do With The Little Search Engine That Can .” The write up contains a chart showing Bing market share. Bing is the orange line. The line way ... [Published Beyond Search - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 2 reports

As Ballmer leaves, a demographic shift at Microsoft? [GigaOM]

Another day, another update on the long-running Microsoft CEO search, which has become what can charitably be called a soap opera, albeit one that is, hopefully, winding down. The drama, which kicked off in August when  CEO Steve Ballmer said he would ... [Published GigaOM Network - Feb 03 2014]

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"satya has said that a big part of his job will be to accelerate the company's ability to bring innovative products to microsoft's customers" said Harry Shum, Lee's boss, who started the effort to embed researchers in product planning teams after he became Microsoft's executive vice president...

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Microsoft Debuts Project Adam Object Recognitio... [Published eWeek - Jul 18 2014]
Project Adam and the Future of Programming [Published TechNet Blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft Embraces AI With Project Adam [Published PC Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Innovator, instigator Peter Lee shakes up Micro... [Published Macon Telegraph - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Engine Can ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Engine Can ... [Published Mashable - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Engine Can ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 16 2014]
Microsoft's Project Adam knows the difference b... [Published TheInquirer.net - Jul 15 2014]
Microsoft to smarten up Cortana and Bing with a... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 15 2014]
Innovator instigator Peter Lee shakes up Micros... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 10 2014]
Preston McAfee hired as Microsoft’s chief econo... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 02 2014]
Microsoft hires Preston McAfee as chief economist [Published The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspect ... - Jun 02 2014]
Zero Patience, Zero Wait: The New Customer Reality [Published CRM Buyer - May 19 2014]
Bing: A Quote to Note and a Search [Published Beyond Search - Mar 16 2014]
As Ballmer leaves, a demographic shift at Micro... [Published GigaOM Network - Feb 03 2014]
As Ballmer leaves, a demographic shift at Micro... [Published GigaOM - Feb 03 2014]
Microsoft names Rudder to new strategy role [Published Telecompaper - Nov 14 2013]
Steve Ballmer email on new roles for Eric Rudde... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Nov 13 2013]
Healthy Choices & Nourishing Beverages Fueling ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 01 2013]
Glee: Cory Monteith tribute episode reviews rou... [Published Telegraph - Oct 11 2013]
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Project Adam and the Future of Programming [Published TechNet Blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Posted by Rob Knies Perhaps you’ve heard about Project Adam over the last few days. That work, which shows that large-scale, commodity distributed systems are able to train extra-large deep neural networks efficiently, has received its share of attention ...
Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence Engine Can ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 16 2014]
Although many of us still rely on search engines like Google to provide us with answers to a wide range of questions, Microsoft Research has just delivered a peek at a future in which neural networks will deliver the kind of visual recognition ...
Preston McAfee hired as Microsoft’s chief econo... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 02 2014]
On Monday, Microsoft Executive Vice President of Technology and Research Harry Shum announced that Microsoft has hired Preston McAfee as the company’s chief economist. McAfee, most recently director of Google strategic technologies, will be responsible ...
Microsoft hires Preston McAfee as chief economist [Published The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspect ... - Jun 02 2014]
The following post is from Harry Shum , Executive Vice President, Technology and Research, at Microsoft. Data is a precious resource, and as a company we need to make fewer decisions on intuition and more based on market and other data. In ...
Zero Patience, Zero Wait: The New Customer Reality [Published CRM Buyer - May 19 2014]
Gone in half the blink of an eye. Online customers, that is. Visitors are less likely to return to a site that is even 250 milliseconds slower than a competing site, according to Harry Shum, a Microsoft executive who led research and development efforts ...
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Steve Ballmer email on new roles for Eric Rudde... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Nov 13 2013]
Healthy Choices & Nourishing Beverages Fueling ... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 01 2013]
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