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Breaking 50: The Kenyan Government & IBM Research Collaborate to Improve the Country’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

Updated:  31 October with 2019 Rankings Today, the World Bank released its annual Doing Business ranking of the world’s economies and Kenya has again improved to 61 from 80 last year and 92 the year before. Kenya was also ranked 7th on the list of improvers, which highlights economies improving the most across three or […]

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We’ve Reached the Summit

Introducing the world’s smartest, most powerful supercomputer In 2014, the US Department of Energy (DoE) kicked off a multi-year collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) called CORAL, the next major phase in the DoE’s scientific computing roadmap and path to exascale computing. They selected […]

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How inventing became a passion: Developing autonomous vehicles to help support healthy aging and people with disabilities

For more than 10 years, I have focused my research on creating accessible technology for people with disabilities. This led to my current research in designing solutions for the aging population whose cognitive and functional ability change over time. Over the weekend I had the opportunity to participate in the USPTO’s press event at SXSW, […]

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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 theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. But this hasn’t stopped his great nephew James Turing and his parents from giving it a go. Several years ago […]

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