June 26, 2017

Build a Social Perception Dashboard using Watson Tone Analyzer and PubNub BLOCKS

In this blog post, we will show you how to create a social perception dashboard using Watson Tone Analyser and PubNub BLOCKS that analyzes and reflects the sentiments of social media users.

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April 17, 2017

Conversation models as business assets ( part 2 )

This is the second of two posts that consider the value of a chat model beyond just a chatbot. Natural language is taking root as an everyday user interface. You really don’t have to look very far to see how much of an impact that language interfaces have these days. While chatbots are a powerful […]

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April 5, 2017

Conversation models as business assets ( part 1 )

This is the first of two blog posts that consider the business value of chat/conversation models beyond chatbots alone. Referencing a simple chatbot built around the Yelp API as an example, the first post, this post, reviews what goes into developing a conversation model around an external interface. The second post goes on to experiment using that conversation model as an independent tool for deriving insight from other bodies of text.

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October 28, 2016

Powertrack users – Insights for Twitter is moving to Gnip 2.0

Insights for Twitter will start using Gnip 2.0 instead of Gnip 1.0 in the latter half of November. At that point Gnip 1.0 will not be supported. Since your Powertrack 1.0 queries may be impacted, please plan on migrating your queries to Gnip 2.0.

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June 24, 2016

Access Message Connect data sources from Streaming Analytics

Integrate Streaming Analytics, Message Hub, and Message Connect Bluemix services to ingest data from Twitter, Cloudant, MQ Light, and

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April 8, 2016

The Masters Tournament 2016: Social the Cognitive Way

Throughout the partnership with The Masters, IBM has introduced many technological innovations such as the tournament's first website in 1996 to real-time ball tracking in 2015. These transformations and innovations have been purposeful and appropriately implemented. This year, our team examined opportunities to utilize the Watson platform for drawing insights and analytics from social data in support of the editorial teams.

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November 2, 2015

Analyze tweets in under 30 minutes using Node-RED

I created a Node-RED app in Bluemix which searches for a specified keyword, username, or hashtag phrase in the public Twitter universe whenever a new tweet is posted. This application can be created in less then 30 minutes by anyone and requires no coding experience. When a tweet is posted that matches the provided search criteria, the tweet is passed through the sentiment analysis node which returns a sentiment value.

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October 12, 2015

Is 10% not enough? Get all of Twitter with PowerTrack

I've posted about the Insights for Twitter service before, showing how it is used in SOmusic. Another aspect of the service worth mentioning is the PowerTrack. The PowerTrack provides real-time access to 100% of Twitter content.

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September 8, 2015

Answers from #AskBluemix about the Internet of Things

IBM hosted a live TweetChat on Wednesday, September 2 to help users learn more about the Internet of Things Foundation service in Bluemix. SMEs from the IBM IoT Foundation Development, Support, and Services teams were available to answer questions.

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