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Winning Projects of the IBM North America Intern Hackathon

In July, over 500 technical interns across the US and Canada participated in the IBM North America Intern Hackathon. Done completely virtual, this event was IBM’s signature experience for the interns this summer. Teams of interdisciplinary interns worked together to develop new solutions using IBM technology. For the first time this year, we partnered with […]

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How IBMer Benin Put the AI in HAIR

(4 min read) By Benin Saffo The women of IBM are doing some amazing things to change the world, so let’s celebrate them! This March to celebrate women’s history month and #IWD2020, our incredible female IBMers are sharing their stories with you. Want to learn more about the incredible women at IBM and how you can […]

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IBM is Closing the Skills Gap with Data Science Apprenticeships

(6 min read) The skills gap in the U.S. includes skills and jobs in Data Science. And every company is striving to hire and retain the best talent. Yet, increasing education and job experience requirements do not help employers’ recruitment efforts. To fill this gap, IBM hired the first cohort of Data Science Apprentices in […]

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From Serving Coffee to Writing Code – How One IBMer Changed the Future of this Apprentice

(5 min read) By Tony Byrd   “Are you serious?” This was my first thought when someone suggested that I make the change from serving coffee to developing code. After all, I don’t have any experience in that field. I have been serving coffee for the last seven years. Speaking of coffee. Have you ever […]

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Dog Vision: Putting Dogs and Doing Good Together at IBM

(3 min read) By Joel Joseph I’m a huge dog lover, like the biggest dog person you’ll ever meet. And as a dog person, the biggest problem for me is that I have no dogs at home. That’s why I decided to go to the Humane Society this summer and see how hard it would […]

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Cool Projects, Challenging Tasks, and a Supportive Team: Our First Year as Developer Advocates

(3 min read) With Thato Tshetlhanyane and Kefentse Mathibe The IBM Developer Advocacy is a graduate program that hones tech professionals to educate developers about a specific technology and grow a community of researchers, students, educators, and coders on the path toward achieving a unique advantage. In this program, Developer Advocates become part of a […]

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What Is Blockchain? How To Start A Career In This Emergent Tech Field

(3 min read) No matter what your field is, there’s a good chance you have heard about blockchain, the tech that powers the cryptocurrency craze. But blockchain is certainly not identical to Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency. Its uses are far and wide, with many of them undoubtedly yet to be discovered. So, what is blockchain […]

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Code and Response Codeathon: Using Open Source Tech to Tackle Real World Issues

By Thomas Galeon (7 min read) In April 2019, IBM successfully ran the first “Code and Response Codeathon” at UC Berkeley in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). Code and Response is a platform for developers and IBM partners around the world to create innovative applications that will aid in natural disasters. Individuals as well […]

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Index San Francisco- Inspiring Education and Collaboration Among Developers

By Willie Tejada Last February, IBM brought together partners and competitors for the first annual conference made for developers, by developers—putting our reputation on the line to prove how committed we are to empowering developers from startups, to enterprise, and everyone in between. Sponsors and attendees agreed: Index was a healthy mix of great speakers […]

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The Value of Computer Science and How Unexpected Turns Can Play A Huge Role In Your Career

Elizabeth Daly is a Research Scientist. She is currently leading the Cognitive Analytics team for IBM Research Labs-Ireland. Her team is developing innovative solutions for interactive AI where systems influence users, and users influence systems. We got to chat with her, and in this interview she shares some of her experiences as a woman in […]

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This Spider-Blocker Has Some Sound Advice About What To Do With Your Inventions

In 2002, Stefan Lehmann made a giant leap. He moved from the shores of the Baltic sea to the dry heat of Tucson, Arizona. While there’s plenty of “beach” in his new home, but no water, Stefan’s liquid assets—his innovative mind and client-centric focus—are celebrated at the IBM Systems Storage Hub in Tucson. In his […]

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