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Cloud Advocate Technical Content Highlights (Week of 03/30)

Microsoft's Cloud Advocates help every technologist, from those in enterprises or startups, to succeed and do what they love: write, code, and learn. They engage developers and others in the software ecosystem to further technical education and proficiency within the Microsoft Cloud + AI platform. Cloud Advocates meet with developers around the world through talks, demos, and engagement in technical communities. Please check out the latest Cloud Advoacy content highlights below for the week of 03/30:


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Making Sense of the Senses- Our Top 5 Azure Cognitive Service Combos!


by @Chloe Condon (@ChloeCondon)


If you're trying to make sense of Azure Cognitive Services and determine which of the 5 senses you can use to make remote presentations more exciting with Azure- this post is for you! In the post, Cloud Advocates @ChloeCondon & @revodavid share their favorite combos of cognitive services to spice up your remote presentations and streams.


Azure Cognitive Services, AI + ML

How to Host Tech Workshops and Trainings Online


by @Thomas Maurer



Check out this blog post from @ThomasMaurer for tips, tricks, and tools for hosting workshops and trainings online!

Developer Tools, Microsoft Teams, Remote Work

Using AI to Clean the Environment with Surfrider


by @Seth Juarez (@sethjuarez)

80% of ocean plastic comes from inland sources. In this episode of CodeStories, we'll learn about the Plastic Origins project which tackles inland plastic pollution by monitoring microplastic and tracking the path of plastic waste using AI as it travels to the ocean.



Image Classification with TensorFlow Lite & Azure Custom Vision Service


by @Brandon Minnick



Image Classification allows Xamarin apps to recognize objects in a photo. Thanks to Azure Custom Vision Service, we don’t have to learn complex machine learning algorithms to implement image classification.




Azure Functions + GitHub + VS Code Lab


by @Aaron Powell (@slace)

Want to learn how to fork an existing Azure Functions application and then create your own version all from within VS Code??


Compute + Serverless, Developer Tools