The Perfect Waste

January 7, 2016 | Events, TED@IBM

In a perfect waste world, a bottle of water would not only quench your thirst, but when empty, also help build automobiles … or airplanes—fast, lightweight, fuel-economic, recyclable airplanes! I know what you’re thinking: IBM has water bottle cars and airplanes? No, neither will appear on the IBM 2016 product inventory list, but finding new more

Quantum Skills for an Unlimited Future

January 6, 2016 | Data & Analytics

Companies around the world are racing toward a quantum-powered future, investing billions of dollars to plunge into quantum computing. While some flavors of quantum capabilities exist today, many experts anticipate a full-blown quantum computer within 10 to 20 years. Some believe it may arrive sooner. Why all the buzz? Unlike today’s computers, quantum promises exponential more

Let Go of Your Ego – TED@IBM 2015

January 5, 2016 | Collaborat​ion, Events, Millennial​s...

In his TED@IBM 2015 talk, “Why young people today hold more power than ever before,” Jared Kleinert starts with examples of millennials who have achieved remarkable success at a young age. From the teenager who found a much faster, cheaper way to detect pancreatic cancer to the 20-year-old who started a news delivery company that more