Microsoft to Attend KDD 2013!

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Microsoft is looking forward to attending KDD 2013 in Chicago and would like to meet you, please stop by our booth and say hello! Microsoft luminaries in attendance will include: JC Mao Jan Pedersen Zijian Zheng Brian Frasca Ronny Kohavi Rakesh Agrawal Raghu Ramakrishnan In addition, Microsoft is hosting two events and would love to see you there! Microsoft’s Exclusive Event: Microsoft is hosting an exclusive and uniquely Chicago experience at Sky Lounge on Waveland.…

Challenges of Testing Data – Is it Really 73°F in Seattle right now? – by Cyril Bouanna

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Cyril Bounanna is a Senior Development Lead for the Bing Data Quality and Measurement Team.  Today he presents to us a real-life scenario that software engineers and testers encounter when they are building Bing. *** Software engineers have developed a lot of expertise and solutions to assess code quality. From static analysis to E2E automation, performance benchmarks, or search relevance, we know how to verify if our code does the right…

Want to Change the World? Want to Make the Web a Better Place? by Kay Kelison

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Microsoft Bing is hiring the next innovator! We are heading to Dublin, Ireland to interview the best engineers from all over Europe for this quest! Will you be the LUCKY one? Have you ever considered relocating to the U.S.? Have you ever dreamed about completely revolutionizing the way the world interacts with the internet? Engineers at Bing aim for nothing less than to solve the biggest challenges in computing related to…

Wei Chu talks Bing, machine learning and applied research

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My name is Wei Chu. I am an Applied Researcher on Bing’s contextual relevance team. The mission of this team is to bring personalization in the user search experience. My commitment is to improve Bing search results by introducing significant signals relevant to personalized search relevance. I am doing applied research on learning from large-scale data. The most challenging step is to identify and formulate individual problems which could be…

Eugenia Sawa tells us…Why She Recruits for Online Advertising

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Why I recruit for Online Advertising… As with the type of engineers I am trying to recruit and hire, I see this as such a huge opportunity to get to work with Engineers who generate revenue for the company – truly add to the bottom line, work on something that is in the online space where the scale is huge and the transactions are many, and see how the world…

NEW DATE FOR OUR EVENT: “Invent the Future with Qi Lu – Come Join Our Bing Team”

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  Bing will be hosting a recruiting event in Sydney, Australia the week of January 30th thru February 3rd, 2012 to recruit top talent from all over Australia and neighboring countries and our focus will be: Software Development Engineer (SDE) Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) Program Managers UX Designers with Portfolios All experienced levels who are interested in relocating to the U.S. At this time, we are looking to…

Meet Dr. Ying Li, Partner Engineering Manager

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  Dr. Ying Li is the Partner Engineering Manager responsible Online Services Division Privacy and Ads Technology Security and Compliance. Prior to her current role, Dr. Li was responsible for building Audience Intelligence and ad targeting for Microsoft’s Online Service Division, had established the data mining services to MSN businesses worldwide, and was a key founding member of Microsoft’s adCenter business. Dr. Li had built adCenter Labs in close partnership…

Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Bing Testing by Ken Johnston

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  We don’t share everything about the internals of how Bing operates but we have publicly shared with the world that Bing has its own version of Hadoop (also similar to Map Reduce/Google File System) that we call Cosmos and shared that we have multiple Petabytes of data on this data cloud.   One of the interesting things to think about is what testers can do to improve quality when they…

Meet Gunjan Gupta, Senior Research SDE with the Bing Segment Relevance team

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  Gunjan works on Bing’s Segment Relevance team. This team focuses on ranking relevance and other machine learning problems for various Bing verticals such as commerce, images, and video. Besides the verticals, they also affect the answers triggering on the main Bing page when the user types segment-specific queries, and have recently also launched improvements to the main Bing engine for commerce queries themselves. Gunjan’s interest in science in general…

The Top Three Hottest New Majors For A Career In Technology

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Have you ever wondered what fields of study are hot right now in the world of technology?  Or maybe you’re starting to think about declaring your major and you’re looking for some real world guidance? It is worth thinking beyond a traditional Computer Science degree or even an Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) program. Microsoft is hiring people with unique backgrounds, some that are new with the inception of…