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[-]  08-11-18 15:00

Microsoft teams with Answer ALS, makes $1M donation to ambitious big data project
Several years ago, former football player Steve Gleason came to Microsoft with a challenge: develop technology to ease the effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurological disease that was robbing him of his ability to move his wheelchair and play with his son. The company responded with technology that allowed him to move his wheelchair and communicate using a keyboard by moving his eyes. Now, Answer ALS — a project that also originated from a Gleason effort — is l...

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