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19 August 2015

Avnet BlueMix MOOC now included in IBMs IA program

Avnet’s BlueMix Massive Open On-Ling Course (MOOC) has seen a lot of interest in the last few weeks sense it was released. Now IBM’s own Academic Initiative (AI) program has included in in our Knowledge Exchange. Check out his posting from our AI Team: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/065eaf68-e1e1-409e-9826-75575a1a3d09/entry/August_18_2015_at_2_52_08_PM?lang=en

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19 August 2015

Avnet to host a BlueMix with Watson Hackathon

Avnet (one of IBMs 5 Global Training Providers or GTPs) announced they will be running a Bluemix Hackaton with Watson from September 18 through September 28th. This is Avnet’s 2nds event in this arena and should prove a great exercise for those teams that join. If your interested in learning more – go to http://avnet.me/Hackathon […]

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13 May 2015

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Cooking with IBM Watson Part 1

My first awareness of IBM’s cognitive computing program, Watson, came from its debut on “Jeopardy” in 2011, where it demonstrated its language recognition and problem solving skills by destroying its human competition in a game of trivia. After that, all was quiet on the public front for Watson until IBM launched Watson Analytics. Since then […]

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10 January 2014

How IBM Clients and IBM Partners can prepare for cognitive applications with Watson

What would you do with Watson. How to gain access to the API and how IBM Clients and IBM Partners can prepare for cognitive applications Mike Rhodin who leads IBM’s new Watson Group, said “Watson is one of the most significant innovations in IBM’s 100-year history, and one that we want to share with the […]

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