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SimpleC: Uncovering memories and sparking patient motivation

More than a good day — Jason is one of our SimpleC clinicians. He visits assisted living facilities, and works with people who have dementia. One day, he met a man who sat alone in a community room. The man didn’t talk. Talking was hard. Sometimes, he uttered a broken phrase. Jason uncovered a piece […]

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Local Motors steers toward future with self-driving cognitive vehicles

Today, there’s an opportunity to advance technology and create a lot of jobs, while also changing the automotive industry and our society. The vision at Local Motors is to shape the future with technology-forward products that are available now. That’s what we’re doing with Olli, the first self-driving cognitive shuttle. We’ve launched Olli in National […]

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Cognitive canines: Boosting graduation rates for guide dogs

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is on a mission to provide exceptionally trained guide dogs to people with vision loss. Each dog is bred for ideal attributes, both physical and behavioral, then trained for 20 months before finally paired with its blind human counterpart. Guiding Eyes dogs help individuals gain greater independence and confidence. We […]

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Early adopters highlight on-ramps to cognitive solutions

What can you learn from early adopters of cognitive business solutions? Cognitive computing, sometimes referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), is changing the marketplace by unlocking vast quantities of data and developing deep, predictive insights. Surveying more than 600 cognitive early adopters worldwide—not just IBM customers, but also clients of the most popular cognitive solutions […]

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Rock-n-roll meets data analytics at Roskilde Festival

Copenhagen Business School researchers are mixing with rock-n-roll festival-goers to collect big data and help save the world. It’s a big task, but that’s our goal. We entered into a strategic alliance with the Roskilde Festival in 2013 to gather data, improve the festival experience and identify models that could apply to society at large. […]

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Smarter water, better wine at E. & J. Gallo Winery

At E. & J. Gallo Winery, we have long been committed to water efficiency through conservation, development and implementation of new technologies, and updating practices to maximize water use. With regard to new technologies, we are not only enhancing our wine production with innovative irrigation, we also envision this technology extending to other areas of […]

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Cognitive + Sports Science: World-class training for weekend athletes

Chasing the world’s fastest athletes — Brian Moore is relentless. Moore has spent 16 years using technology to dissect the magic that sets the world’s best athletes apart from the rest. As a leading PhD sports scientist in Ireland, Moore has worked with dozens of Olympic medalists and more than 1,500 NHL, MLB, PGA, British […]

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Cognitive + Travel: Unpacking Millennial travel expectations

Cognitive + travel — WayBlazer is a startup company that answers the question “What can cognitive computing do for the travel industry?” The WayBlazer Travel Artificial Intelligence Engine takes traveler requests like “I want a kid-friendly hotel in Ireland with access to a great golf course,” then blends a custom cocktail of weighted hotel recommendations […]

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SparkCognition on why cognitive business is booming, part 3

Amir Husain is the founder and CEO of IBM Business Partner SparkCognition. Matt Young, IBM Client References program director, recently interviewed Amir about Cognitive Business. The following is the last in a three-part series on the interview. We’ve heard about Amir’s background, and his take on cognitive computing in security and the Internet of Things […]

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