A funny thing happened on my way to Maker Faire


Normally on Friday mornings, I’d be winding my way up a canyon in the hills south of San Jose to IBM Research – Almaden, where I work as an advisory...

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Quantum Computing

May 19, 2017

How They Did It: Meet the IBM Nanoscientists who Stored...


Find out more about the IBM nanoscientists and the 4 am breakthrough that allowed them to demonstrate the ability to read and write one bit of data on one atom....

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Nanotechnology

March 29, 2017

The brain’s architecture, efficiency… on a chip


2016 was a big year for brain-inspired computing. My team and I proved in our paper “Convolutional networks for fast, energy-efficient neuromorphic computing” that the value of this breakthrough is...

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December 19, 2016

IBM Researchers Bring AI to Radiology at RSNA 2016


“When my father was misdiagnosed and administered the wrong medication placing him in a coma nearly 20 years ago, I saw firsthand the need for technology to help physicians make...

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November 29, 2016

Food safety, security, and defense


Special Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development Food plays a crucial role in all of our lives, and this role is affected by food quality, availability, production,...

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Accessibility

October 11, 2016

Deep learning inference possible in embedded systems thanks to TrueNorth


Scientists at IBM Research – Almaden have demonstrated that the TrueNorth brain-inspired computer chip, with its 1 million neurons and 256 million synapses, can efficiently implement inference with deep networks...

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September 21, 2016

Thinking design in the lab


If you stand outside Almaden’s auditorium long enough, you will hear a series of gentle pings to your right. Look that way and you’ll see four white marbles, each bouncing...

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August 29, 2016

Navigating the world, inside and out


This post is part of a series recognizing unique IBM Research projects and their unexpected ties to pop culture, with “30” or “1986” being the common thread. The series will...

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August 24, 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

Sowing the seeds of innovation in Silicon Valley


Thirty years ago this week, IBM Research set up a lab on the rolling hills of Santa Teresa County Park in South San Jose, California.

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August 12, 2016

Beats by AI


This post is part of a series recognizing unique IBM Research projects and their unexpected ties to pop culture, with “30” or “1986” being the common thread. The series will...

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July 27, 2016