IBM Research, Hello Tractor Pilot Agriculture Digital Wallet based on...


Scientists at our lab in Kenya are working with Hello Tractor, a mobile platform that enables farmers to access tractor services on demand.

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Agriculture

December 11, 2018

Breaking 50: The Kenyan Government & IBM Research Collaborate to...


After a few meetings with the Industrialization Ministry the IBM lab in Kenya agreed to a joint collaboration focused on improving the country’s Ease of Doing Business ranking.

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Government

October 31, 2018

Finding Safe Water for Remote Parts of Kenya


Building resiliency to help communities attain water self-sufficiency, combat extreme drought conditions.

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IBM Research-Africa

August 29, 2018

Moringa School, IBM Research Train African Data Scientists


New data science course for Kenyan students funded by KDD Impact Program.

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IBM Research-Africa

August 23, 2018

Addressing South Africa’s Cancer Reporting Delay with Machine Learning


Could you make a critical health policy decision using four-year old data?

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Healthcare

August 22, 2018

Great Minds 2018: Meet the New Generation


IBM Research announces winners of the 2018 Great Minds internship program. Five students have the opportunity to do a 3- to 6-month practicum.

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Awards and Prizes

June 29, 2018

TRAPPIST-1: Interplanetary Listening With IBM Cloud


Can we do fast cloud-based signal processing on a very large (5 TB) dataset of fast-rate TRAPPIST-1 measurements? My team's new research brings SETI to the cloud with the IBM...

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Cloud Computing

May 31, 2018

New IBM Research App Shines a Light on Solar Energy...


IBM scientists in Johannesburg, Africa launched a free, web-based tool to help Africans adopt solar energy.

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Energy

April 20, 2018

IBM and Twiga Foods Introduce Blockchain-Based MicroFinancing for Food Kiosk...


IBM Research and Twiga Foods are extending access to microloans to 220 small food retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system.

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Blockchain

April 18, 2018

Interactive supervision with TensorBoard


IBM Research AI implemented semi-supervision in TensorBoard t-SNE and contributed components required for interactive supervision to demonstrate cognitive-assisted labeling. A metadata editor, distance metric/space selection, neighborhood function selection, and t-SNE...

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AI

November 27, 2017

IBM’s African Scientists Look to Tackle the Continent’s Pressing Healthcare...


Joining Sengeh to change this are two fellow African researchers; Waheeda Banu Saib, a research software engineer with a degree in information technology from the University of Kwazulu Natal, who...

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Healthcare

November 7, 2017