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February 11, 2016

Accelerate your innovation with Bluemix

While browsing through the Bluemix catalog lately, I understood why Bluemix is the digital innovation platform for me as a developer and inventor, especially with the quickly growing number of Watson services offered in Bluemix since 2015. A couple of Watson services really caught my attention; I wished that I would have had access to these services when I worked on my patent disclosures as they would have helped me quickly implement them! More...

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December 28, 2015

The Future of Cognitive Computing

You’ve probably heard something coming from IBM about cognitive computing, and/or IBM Watson. If you haven’t gotten your hands dirty with Watson Developer Cloud services or Watson Analytics, then there’s a really good chance that the term “cognitive computing” might seem like marketing-speak. In reality, cognitive systems have the potential to reshape computing, and are an area of computing that you should not ignore. The video "The Future of Cognitive Computing" captures the impact; in fact, I feel that there is so much value in it, I put together this written transcript version in case you don't have half an hour to watch it.

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February 11, 2016

IBM Watson Document Conversion Service is now available!

The IBM Watson Document Conversion Service is a straightforward service with one objective: to convert documents from HTML, PDF, and Microsoft Word formats, into Normalized HTML, Plain Text, or Answer Units JSON that can be used to ingest into other Watson services, such as the Watson Retrieve and Rank Service. This straightforward service, in combination with the Watson Retrieve and Rank Service, solves a big problem.

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