Here's a few links for getting started with Artificial Intelligence with Microsoft tools.
Best quote at time: 11:47
Q: "How does a developer become an expert in this space?"
A: "The way to become an expert in Neural Networks or Machine Learning is to try...just to keep experimenting for perhaps thousands of hours..."
- Microsoft's Machine Learning Blog
- Guide to Net# neural network specification language for Azure Machine Learning
for the c# people, here's: Developing Neural Networks Using Visual Studio
And my posts from 2013: My Latest Crush - Artificial Intelligence