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A boost for artificial-intelligence research in Montreal

Gift from Microsoft follows company’s planned acquisition of Maluuba
Wed, 2017-01-18 11:43

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

Contact Information

Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514 398-6693
Source Site: /newsroom

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM join forces to set guidelines on future Artificial Intelligence research

Mon, 2016-10-03 13:14

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.

Source Site: /datascience

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

Mon, 2016-08-15 13:44

McGill Newsroom

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: The Neuro
Office Phone: 514-398-3376

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

MS Office 365 ProPlus now available for faculty & staff

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:33

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.

Source Site: /it

Free access to MS Office 365 ProPlus for faculty & staff, starting in December

Wed, 2014-10-29 15:19

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.

Source Site: /it

Microsoft Information Session

Wed, 2014-09-10 18:30 - 20:00

Career Services Information Session with Microsoft
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Please register on myFuture in order to attend.
Section: “Events/Information Sessions”.

Source Site: /desautels

Recent changes to look & feel of Office 2013 for McGill users

Mon, 2013-12-16 11:10

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

  • Theme changes - The colors & appearance of MS Office applications are different.
  • McGill University icon - When you click Save As (or Open), there is a new McGill University icon, which looks as if it will save your file to McGill cloud storage.  It is not a McGill cloud; clicking this icon saves the document in your My Documents folder on your computer.
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Source Site: /it