To help spur artificial-intelligence research in Montreal, Microsoft will provide a gift of $1 million to McGill University.

Classified as: Microsoft, mcgill research, AI, Artificial intelligence
Published on: 18 Jan 2017

The end of September saw the formation of a new team of rivals: the Partnership on AI, whose motto is "to benefit people and society". The partnership includes tech giants Amazon, Google and its subsidiary Deepmind, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft.

Classified as: ethics, Microsoft, IBM, Artificial intelligence, Google, Facebook, data science in the news, Amazon, Deepmind
Published on: 3 Oct 2016

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3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties

A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Classified as: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis, MS, Microsoft, health and lifestyle, kinect, xbox, Farnood Gholami, Jozsef Kövecses, gait characteristic
Published on: 15 Aug 2016

McGill faculty and staff members now have FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus, which includes the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps.

The service allows you to install the Office suite on up to 5 personal devices*, including PCs, Macs, and 5 iPad and Windows tablets. You can also use the Office Mobile apps on iPhone, Android  and Windows smartphones.

For information on what's included and other FAQs visit Office 365 ProPlus

Classified as: Microsoft, campus software, Office 365
Published on: 19 Jan 2015

Starting in December 2014*, Microsoft will begin offering McGill faculty and staff members FREE access to Office 365 ProPlus. This offering includes the Office 2013 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office apps, and will replace the current Microsoft Work at Home program.

Classified as: Microsoft, campus software, Office 365
Published on: 29 Oct 2014

If you use Microsoft Office 2013, you may have noticed a few changes this past week:

Classified as: Microsoft, Office 2013
Published on: 16 Dec 2013