Boulder: Bird’s Eye Imagery & New State-of-the-Art Facility (by Nathan)

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The Bing Mobile group in Boulder, Colorado is constantly developing new areas to bring relevance to search through processing and interpreting imagery. When we last met, I had outlined the structure of our team and operations in Boulder, CO.  This time around, I’d like to take some time to go a little more in depth on one of our products: Bird’s Eye imagery.    One of the challenges our site…

More great talent joining Bing: Steve Coast

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Steve Coast joined Microsoft in November 2010 as a Principal Architect.   Steve founded OpenStreetMap in 2004 which is a free and open map of the world.  He also co-founded CloudMade in 2008 that monetizes the map as values moves upstream.  Take a look at Steve’s OpenStreetMap talk at Location Strategies San Jose 2011.  http://www.stevecoast.com/talks.html  

Meet Blaise, Architect of Bing Maps

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Yvonne Johnson, lead recruiter at Microsoft has had the pleasure of working with Blaise over the last couple of years.  His innovative thinking has driven Bing Maps into what it has become today and what we will see in the future. In his 2010 presentation at Ted, Blaise demonstrates how Microsoft is bringing augmented reality into searchable maps and provides a new outlook and understanding of how we look at…

"Impacting The Next Bing" by Jamie

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Today we launched the Fall Release of Bing.  We have some exciting new mapping features and are further enabling users to make decisions about things in everyday life with Bing.  As a user of Bing, this is of course, great news. But think about it from this perspective – imagine being a member of the Bing team.  One of the things almost all my candidates tell me they want is impact…