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Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Written by Rich McKay | June 18, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times. more

Home, smart home: IoT and AI will make where we live more accessible

Written by Rich McKay | June 13, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Electronics...

The aging population wants to safely live in their own homes as long as possible. People with disabilities want a home designed for their specific needs. A more accessible, smarter home can help. more

The workforce of the future: humans + machines working collaboratively

Written by Rich McKay | June 5, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Government...

Automation can cause ripple effects through entire industries—including government. Juan Delacruz explains why governments need to prepare for a new future. more

The surprising new government service: delight

Written by Rich McKay | June 1, 2018 | Blockchain, Data, Government...

"The more people are involved in their government, the better served we all will be," says Brenda Decker, Director of Global Government at IBM. more

The next stop: accessible mobility for all

Written by Rich McKay | May 14, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Government...

An estimated 15 percent of the world’s population has some form of disability. Can AI, IoT, and other autonomous vehicles technology help? more

For health and human services, data is the key to prevention

Written by Justine Jablonska | April 19, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, Healthcare...

How can Health and Human Services agencies shift to increased prevention? IBM's Mary-Sara Jones explains how HHS professionals can leverage data and AI to exceed citizen's expectations. more

An ancient seaport meets the age of AI

Written by Rich McKay | March 15, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, IoT

The Port of Rotterdam opened in the 14th century, handles 130,000 vessels annually—and has set its sights on becoming the world’s smartest port. IBM is working to bring this digital platform of the future to life, and open a new wave of safer, more efficient operations and new services. more

Can AI help stop the opioid crisis?

Written by Rich McKay | February 14, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Government

Public safety agencies look to AI for insights from the data deluge to help respond to the opioid epidemic. more

What is the Internet of Things?

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 9, 2018 | Explain it to a Martian, Government, IoT

IoT is all over the news. But what exactly is it? IBM's Thomas Bauer explains how IoT can help transform industries and improve the lives of citizens. more