What does Stephen Hawking have to do with Microsoft? Microsoft has announced that natural scientist Stephen Hawking will appear at the Future Decoded event to be held in the UK later this year.
The world-renowned natural scientist will hold the opening speech on the first day of the event, and will share his thoughts on artificial intelligence and how it can influence the future of the human species.
In addition to Stephen Hawking's speech, Microsoft will also host the first developer sessions for the mixed reality of the HoloLens device.
Future Decoded is Microsoft's largest event in the UK and focuses on exploring how the digital revolution shapes the current technology landscape. The conference will take place in London from 1-2 November.
More details from the official page of the event.