Ziv Rafalovich joins Donovan Brown to introduce Azure Dedicated Host, which is a service that provides physical servers – able to host one or more virtual machines – dedicated to one Azure subscription.

Dedicated hosts are the same physical servers used in our data centers, provided as a resource. You can provision dedicated hosts within a region, availability zone, and fault domain. Then, you can place VMs directly into your provisioned hosts, in whatever configuration best meets your needs.     

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In this video, find out about the fastest path to quantum development—the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit and the Q# quantum programming language—featuring high-level language constructs, advanced code simulation, debugging, and documentation, and Microsoft’s portfolio of libraries and samples.

Tutorial also includes details on the Microsoft Quantum Katas, exercises designed to teach quantum programming and quantum concepts.

Ten years ago, researchers thought that getting a computer to tell the difference between a cat and a dog would be almost impossible.

Today, computer vision systems do it with greater than 99 percent accuracy.


Joseph Redmon works on the YOLO (You Only Look Once) system, an open-source method of object detection that can identify objects in images and video — from zebras to stop signs — with lightning-quick speed.

Watch this amazing live demo, where Redmon shows off this important step forward for applications like self-driving cars, robotics and even cancer detection.

Bloomberg explores the very real digital disruption happening in the call center industry.

This video explores a call center in the Dominican Republic, where Laura Morales is designing chatbots to respond to customer service requests.

Morales, a former call center agent herself, has benefited from her new job that is better paid and higher skilled than what she used to do.

Will these chatbots end up replacing the livelihoods of millions of agents around the world?

Siraj Raval generates his own voice with AI using some cutting edge techniques.

This is a relatively new technology and people have started generating not just celebrity voices, but entire musical pieces as well. The technology to generate sounds, both voices & music, has been rapidly improving the past few years thanks to deep learning. In this episode, I’ll first demo some AI generated music. Then, i’ll explain the physics of a waveform and how DeepMind used waveform-based data to generate some pretty realistic sounds in 2016. At the end, I’ll describe the cutting edge of generative sound modeling, a paper released just 2 months ago called “MelNet”. Enjoy!