Research

Why you should ‘Go Purple’ for epilepsy on March 26th

Author: Dr Tim Littlejohn, Ph.D., Sales Learning Lead, Facilitator and Coach, A/NZ The work IBM is doing in Australia to potentially change the lives of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy – and millions more around the world – through the power of technology is something I hold very close to my heart. In 2007 […]

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Scientists driving our global research agenda

Author: Adrienne Sabilia, External Communications Leader, IBM Research AP & LA All around the world, scientists at IBM are pioneering, inventing, designing and creating the technology that will bring us into the next generation of computing. This year, help us celebrate the advancements of some of our scientists who are helping to transform industries, invent […]

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Working to help communities respond to weather disasters

Author: Dr Tim Littlejohn, Ph.D., Sales Learning Lead, Facilitator and Coach, A/NZ The work IBM is doing in Australia to potentially change the lives of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy – and millions more around the world – through the power of technology is something I hold very close to my heart. In 2007 […]

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Is your technology more of a disruption than a disruptor?

Authored by: Josh Andres, User Experience – Design – Human Computer Interaction, Nebula Alam, Software Engineer, Cognitive Analytics Team, Shaila Pervin, Researcher, IBM Research – Australia Has the bombardment of technology, social media, and all manner of things that go beep in the night had an adverse effect on your attention span? In this new ‘always-connected reality’ […]

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Getting up to speed: Supercharging Australia’s fastest supercomputer

Written by: Allan Williams, Associate Director, Services and Technology, National Computational Infrastructure. Supercomputers are the giants of the computer world. Every second, they perform trillions of calculations. They fill vast spaces, requiring advanced cooling systems to keep them running under 95 degrees Celsius, 24 hours a day. But this is more than a technology story. […]

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Saving the world with spare computing power

Kate Scott, Digital Marketing Platforms Lead, IBM A/NZ Can you find a cure for cancer while playing Minecraft? How about smashing the Zika virus while creating a presentation? Or tackling climate change issues at the same time as updating Facebook? The answer is, yes, you can, and the vehicle is the World Community Grid. World […]

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My thoughts can be like pieces of a mismatched jigsaw puzzle

Reproduced with the permission of the author, Joshua Gliddon IBM scientists and the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, published new data in Nature’s partner journal, demonstrating that AI and machine learning algorithms helped to predict instances of schizophrenia with 74% accuracy. This retrospective analysis also showed the technology predicted the severity of specific symptoms […]

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With AI, our words could be a window into our mental health

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ The global cost of mental health conditions is projected to surge to US$6.0 trillion by 2030. In Australia its estimated that 45% of people will experience a mental health issue in their life time. Approx. 1 million adults in any given year have depression – over […]

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Loneliness is much more than a state of mind

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ Many people feel lonely from time to time, but sustained periods of loneliness or social isolation can negatively effect your physical, mental and social health. From a mental health perspective loneliness can sometimes lead to depression, feeling anxious, having panic attacks or feeling paranoid. Last year […]

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IBM + MIT =

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ IBM + MIT = our inner geeks are dancing for joy at the news that IBM is partnering with the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Our plans are to set up a 10-year, US $240 million investment to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab […]

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Wild ducks of science

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ At IBM we have a saying – “Treasure wild ducks.” Our former IBM chairman Thomas Watson, Jr. knew how important it was to work with people who question the way things are and challenge the status quo. Below we celebrate some of our favourite wild ducks […]

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