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Great photograph of the Seattle skyline

The photographs that made it to the final round of the Bing homepage contest are amazing. The winning one is a photo of the Seattle skyline. It’s gorgeous. Justin Kraemer/ Justin Kraemer Photography This photograph of the Seattle skyline won the second Bing homepage-photo contest. It will be featured as …

The “Tony Hey” award

This is fantastic!!! Fully deserved and I am sure many more recognitions will be added to his great record. The “Tony Hey” student award was established to honor Tony‘s contributions to e-Science. I am thrilled!!! I am also honored and humbled to have worked with Tony!!! :-) Congratulations!

Microsoft Biology Foundation (MBF)

I am really happy to see the MBF project being announced to the public. When Simon Mercer of External Research first told me about what he wanted to do (that was last year, when I was still working for External Research), I got very excited. I got to review his …

Transitioning to a new role

I know it hasn’t been long since I moved to Bing from Microsoft Research but things don’t always work out as originally planned. I learned a lot while at Bing but my primary goal of getting experience in delivering a large-scale service wasn’t being realized. Furthermore, the work I wanted …