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How blockchain technology is helping bands and their fans

Written by Steven Dobesh | Blockchain, Developer, Media and Entertainment

You’ve probably thought about it: getting in at the ground floor of an IPO is a dream come true. For the vast majority, however, it remains only a dream — accessible only to a relatively small group of privileged investors. To get a piece of the action, the average person has to wait until the ...read more


How to handle growing storage needs for geospatial data

Written by Simon Navin and Dave Anderson-Ward | Developer, Government, IBM Systems

When a search-and-rescue organization is looking for someone, every second counts. They need to know exactly where they are and what ground they’ve already covered. Organizations like UK Lowland Rescue rely on the accurate, available mapping data from Ordnance Survey to do their jobs quickly and efficiently. Ordnance Survey is the national mapping agency for ...read more


How to build trust in AI with blockchain technology

Written by Karen Kilroy | AI/Watson, Blockchain, Computer Services...

Machine learning and AI are all about data. We give AI-powered systems massive amounts of data to ingest and analyze, and then we trust the results. But I want to know how we can ensure the integrity of those systems, from the algorithms to the data sources. Solving the AI data-integrity issue I believe the ...read more


How to modernize the mainframe in a fast-changing banking industry

Written by Thomas Bauer | Banking, Computer Services, Developer...

At Fiducia & Gad IT AG, our job is to keep IT systems up to date for all 1,100 cooperative banks in Germany. It’s a bit of a straddling act—between old and new, established and innovative, the past and the future. On one hand, our customers face changing regulations and competition from new types of ...read more


How AI technology can help make city life easier for all

Written by Kazuyoshi Nasuhara | AI/Watson, Cloud, Construction / Architecture / Engineering...

My company, Shimizu Corp., has long followed the management principles of Shibusawa Eiichi, who held that economic activity and morality are inseparable. This harmony can be seen in the experimental system we developed with IBM Research to help people, including those who are disabled, enjoy barrier-free urban exploration through voice navigation on their iPhones. We ...read more


Businesses gain edge in digital world with high-tech consulting

Written by Mohammed Sijelmassiis | AI/Watson, Cloud, Computer Services...

My company, Sopra Steria, is a digital transformation service provider. Our 40,000 employees offer consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services across 20 countries. This gives us considerable insight into the competitive issues facing enterprises in today’s lightning-fast digital world. Those of us from the IT industry used to having IT-related ...read more


How a brilliant teen uses high-tech AI to help others

Written by Tanmay Bakshi | AI/Watson, Developer, Healthcare

I’m passionate about AI and deep learning. And I’m fascinated with combining AI and deep learning frameworks. AI isn’t just artificial intelligence anymore. It’s intelligence, augmented. Intelligence amplified. It’s taking what only humans can do and doing it even better. And when we combine AI with deep learning and neural networks, we humans can solve ...read more


Passionate teen coding phenom imagines the future with AI

Written by Tanmay Bakshi | AI/Watson, Cloud, Developer

I started coding at age five because I was interested in what was going on behind the scenes on the computer. Something as simple as how to change the color of the screen fascinated me. And I kept coding because my parents encouraged me. And now it’s a passion. A hobby. Something I just love ...read more


Smart Dubai aims to boost happiness with technology

Written by Wesam Lootah | AI/Watson, Blockchain, Developer...

I live and work in Dubai—a cosmopolitan city with a proclivity for superlatives. It boasts the tallest building in the world. It is one of the world’s fastest growing cities, known for its impressive skyline studded with ultramodern architecture and luxury shopping. And it is one of the most popular destinations for global travelers. But ...read more