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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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,...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

August 24, 2016

Community college students explore STEM research


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

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

July 27, 2016

Tracking signals from outer space


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...

Continue reading

July 20, 2016

Travel with a personalized concierge


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...

Continue reading

July 14, 2016