Closing the gender gap: Girls who code

Written by Kim Kemble | April 19, 2017 | Conferences

As a long time IBMer and a girl who used to code, I have been transfixed – and reawakened – to the importance of gender diversity in the tech industry. This was my “AHA!” moment at InterConnect 2017. I graduated in 1982 with a Computer Science degree from Georgia Tech. Although it seemed like I more

Harriet Green on theCUBE, live from InterConnect 2017

Written by Kim Kemble | March 22, 2017 | Blog

On Monday, March 20, Harriet Green, General Manager, IBM Watson Internet of Things, Cognitive Engagement and Education, kicked off the IoT: Genius of Things keynote at InterConnect 2017. Harriet talked passionately about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work and interact today. How when you combine Watson with IoT data, more

Innovation Playroom: InterConnect 2017

Written by Kim Kemble | March 16, 2017 | Conferences

Upping the cool factor at InterConnect 2017 We can’t wait for InterConnect 2017, which is taking place in Las Vegas from 19-23 March. If you’re still trying to decide whether to go, we think we have just the thing to persuade you: The Watson IoT Innovation Playroom. The Playroom is a bit like science fairs you more

Data and more data: how IoT could impact the lives those with diabetes

Written by Kim Kemble | September 13, 2016 | Health and medicine

If you think about it, the life of a Type 1 diabetic (T1D) abounds with data. For example, it is recommended that most Type 1 diabetics test their blood glucose (BG) at least 5-6 times a day. So that’s 5-6 data points each day. I’ve been a T1D for over thirty-three years. I can’t say more

The internet of type 1 diabetes

Written by Kim Kemble | June 28, 2016 | Health and medicine

The numbers are staggering. In their 2016 Global Report on Diabetes, the World Health Organization found that: Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980 The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population It caused more