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Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Rick Rashid on Directions at Microsoft Research
Rick Rashid, Senior VP of Microsoft Research, has a great talk summarizing research directions at MSR. The most exciting work is perhaps helping developing countries. There is also an awareness that any help should not be done as a charity, as that isn't economically sustainable.