TWC9: A Hitchhikers Guide to the CoreCLR, System.Ben, Squirrel.Windows and more… | This Week On Channel 9

This week on Channel 9, Guests Hosts Seth Juarez and Kendra Havens discuss the week’s top developer news, including;

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This Week on Xbox: March 31

We know you’re busy and might miss out on a day (or three) of the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show below. Either way, be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Watch the Best Gears Pro Circuit Players Compete in Atlantic City this Weekend This…

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Watch the Best Gears Pro Circuit Players Compete in Atlantic City this Weekend

This weekend sees the Gears Pro Circuit roadie run into Atlantic City for the first time, as Caesars Entertainment, in association with Ultimate Gaming Championship (UGC), presents the Gears of War 4 Open LAN event at Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino. With over 64 teams converging on Atlantic City this weekend, the Gears Pro Circuit Atlantic City Open will play host to some of the best amateur and professional Gears of War 4 talent from around the world, including New Jersey local Edwin “Demo” Perez from team eUnited who will compete for a share of the $200,000 prize pool….

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Episode 226: Microsoft R Server Solutions | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show

Continuing our mini-series on Deep Learning, in this episode we will be focusing on Microsoft R Server solutions with our guest Bharath Sankaranarayan, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft R product team. In this episode we cover “Campaign Optimization – Predicting How and When to Contact Leads” and then “Predicting Hospital Length of Stay” solutions developed leveraging SQL Server 2016 with R Services that demonstrate the capability of  SQL in-db analytics. To follow the solution presented you can try it on your own by deploying the solution.  The full solution including the source code is available on GitHub.


  • [00:53] – Bharath’s presentation
  • [03:14]R Server Solutions – Cortana Intelligence Gallery
  • [03:47] – Demo: Campaing Optimization
  • [05:56] – Campaing Optimization – Business Model
  • [11:28] – Campaing Optimization – Walk through source code
  • [23:03] – Demo: Hospital Length of Stay
  • [23:35] – Hospital Length of Stay – Business Model
  • [31:10] – Hospital Length of Stay – Walk through source code



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The Road to the Madden Championship Continues With the Madden Challenge

With the 2017 Madden Bowl in the rear-view mirror, the next stop on the road to the 2017 Madden Championship is the 2017 Madden Challenge in Burbank, California, powered by Xbox. $150,000 Is on the Line For 16 Finalists The 2017 Madden Challenge is the third of four Majors in the Madden NFL 17 Championship Series, showcasing 16 of the best Madden competitors all looking to be declared champion and go home with the biggest share of the event’s $150,000 prize. This event utilizes “Draft Champions,” a game mode in Madden NFL 17 that allows players to control all aspects…

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