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The University of Washington and Microsoft will take part in a federally funded effort to develop data storage techniques using synthetic DNA. Get the news brief on GeekWire.
DNA data storage holds the promise of putting huge amounts of information into a test tube — but who wants to carry test tubes around a data center all day? Researchers from Microsoft ahd the University of Washington are working … Continue reading
Quantum computer scientist Krysta Svore has a dream. In her dream, she arrives at the week’s Northwest Quantum Nexus Summit at the University of Washington in a self-driving car that uses quantum computation to sharpen the precision of its GPS readings and … Continue reading
Experts in the weird and woolly field of quantum computing tend to concentrate on one slice of the challenge, whether it’s developing hardware, algorithms or applications — but in the region that’s home to Microsoft and Amazon, the University of … Continue reading
The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI2, is partnering with Microsoft Research to widen the sphere of scientific search tools by connecting AI2’s Semantic Scholar academic search engine with the Microsoft Academic Graph. Semantic Scholar is a free online tool makes use of … Continue reading
Concerns over the potential abuse of artificial intelligence technology have led Microsoft to cut off significant sales, says Eric Horvitz, technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research Labs. Horvitz laid out Microsoft’s commitment to AI ethics today during the Carnegie Mellon University – … Continue reading
Twist Bioscience says it’s extending its collaboration with Microsoft and the University of Washington on a project aimed at perfecting a process for encoding digital data in DNA molecules. In a news release issued today, San Francisco-based Twist said Microsoft will … Continue reading