I’m in Cairo this week, my first-ever trip to Egypt, visiting the Cairo Microsoft Innovation Center (CMIC) – they’re doing some really interesting work particularly in Information Retrieval, Collaborative Content Services, and Digital Content Services – a very web-minded, web-services driven set of research and development activities with some real payoff in areas like machine translation and collaborative practices. More information on their work at http://www.microsoft.com/middleeast/egypt/cmic/.
I love Cairo already, on just my second day here. I’ve posted some photos at a Flickr collection, and I’ll keep adding to those….
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