Mandarin Language Learners Get a Boost From AI

IBM Research and RPI developed an immersive classroom environment where students can practice speaking Mandarin with an AI chat agent.

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August 23, 2018

Quantum Computing: you know it’s cool, now find out how...

You have probably heard all the buzzwords people use when trying to explain quantum computing (superposition and entanglement ring a bell?). Fans of xkcd – “the webcomic of romance, sarcasm,...

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Quantum Computing

September 11, 2017

Grad student wins IBM Fellowship to Mimic Brain Architecture

S. R. Nandakumar, a graduate student in electrical engineering, has won a coveted IBM Ph.D. fellowship to support his work on computer systems that mimic the architecture of the human...

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July 13, 2017

Facilitating peer review with cognitive computing

Applying for or allocating funding for scientific research takes up a significant amount of time and energy, both from the scientists and the national foundations that evaluate the science itself....

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Cognitive Computing

May 16, 2017

IBMer supports Africa’s future innovators and entrepreneurs

The finalists from the 2017 Innovate Kenya program are all in secondary schools, or are recent graduates of secondary schools from across the country. The 32 finalists just completed a...

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May 9, 2017

Q&A with the Great Nephew of Alan Turing

Carrying on the legacy of a famous relative is a no easy task, particularly for someone as renown as Alan Turing, who is widely considered to be the father of...

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IBM Research-Africa

May 5, 2017

Students Live the Quantum Experience at IBM’s Swiss Lab

On 21 November, 20 students from across Switzerland who are members of the European Physical Society, visited IBM Research - Zurich for an opportunity to experiment with qubits using the...

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December 14, 2016

60 of Kenya’s Top Talent Students Visit IBM’s Africa Lab

60 students from Kenya's Presidential Digital Talent Program (PDTP) visit IBM Research - Africa for an introduction to IBM Research, hands-on demonstrations with IBM Bluemix, Watson and new cognitive healthcare...

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November 18, 2016

Community college students explore STEM research

IBM Research-Almaden and Hartnell Community College begin new summer intern program.

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August 23, 2016

Bot with wooden body keeps lectures lively

Hand-made telepresence robot helps improve classroom communication “Today’s lecture is about cognitive computing, and its impact on… blah, blah, blah…” The lecturer begins to drone on. And, worse, the students...

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May 23, 2016

In the ladybugs and llamas learning lab

Inspired by Sesame Street, I’m on a team working alongside its creators, Sesame Workshop, to combine Watson's machine learning technologies with top of the line education research. Together, we’re creating...

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April 27, 2016