Microsoft Blog – 8.15.18 (8.14.18)
All of us have creative ideas – ideas that can improve our lives and the lives of thousands, perhaps even millions of others. But how often do we act on turning those ideas into a reality? Most of the time, we do not believe in our ideas strongly enough to pursue them. Other times we feel like we lack a platform to build out our idea or showcase it. Most good ideas don’t go beyond those initial creative thoughts in our head.
Read more: The Microsoft AI Idea Challenge – Breakthrough Ideas Wanted!
Microsoft Stories – 8.10.18 (8.8.18)
1992, scientist and technologist Louis Rosenberg created Virtual Fixtures, one of the first augmented reality systems ever developed. By using a full upper-body exoskeleton, the wearer was able to control two physical robots, while innovative optics aligned the robot arms as an overlay of the user’s own arms.
In the nearly 30 years that followed, technology has advanced considerably, enabling fully immersive “virtual-reality” experiences, as well as “mixed reality”—the result of blending the physical world with the digital world.
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Windows Experience Blog – 8.8.18 (8.6.18)
When you connect your Microsoft account with your Movies Anywhere account, you can enjoy all of your eligible movies from Microsoft across your favorite screens at no extra cost. This includes Xbox and Windows, iOS and Android, smart TVs and streaming devices.
Read more: Bring your film libraries together through Movies Anywhere, now available on Xbox and Windows 10
Windows Experience Blog – 8.6.18
If you want an additional layer of protection from ransomware, try saving your files in OneDrive. It’s part of the new experiences that arrived with the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Here’s how it works: If a ransomware threat is found on a device, Windows Defender will notify you of the threat, help you remove the ransomware from your device, and give you options to recover your OneDrive files to the state they were in before the attack occurred.
Read more : Save your files to OneDrive for expanded ransomware protection – Windows Experience Blog
Microsoft Blog – 8.6.18
At the newly opened National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, participants try to make each other crack a smile in a Microsoft AI-judged exhibit called Laugh Battle.
Read more: Microsoft AI and laughter converge at the National Comedy Center