How to find your grandmother in a wedding video


The secret behind this technology is a new optimization process based on a scoring system for the division into scenes. The process finds the feature you’re looking for, and then...

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January 24, 2017

Building an open seamless science cloud


A Q&A with Ezra Silvera Ezra Silvera is an IBM researcher who has been tackling the challenge of massive scale data in the cloud’s virtual machines for over a decade....

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December 27, 2016

How we used IoT data to optimize wastewater treatment


Tweaking wastewater treatment operations allowed us to dramatically lower costs and reduce waste A city with 2 million people will likely have a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) that handles hundreds...

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August 16, 2016

What if you knew a traffic jam was about to...


We all know that hitting rush hour traffic could mean a long drive home. And the most you can do is try to beat it by leaving just before or...

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August 2, 2016

Career spotlight: Meet Cindy Eisner, cyber-detective


Since she was a child, Cindy Eisner, a senior technical staff member at IBM Research – Haifa, has loved watching whodunit detective shows on TV and reading suspense thrillers. Today,...

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June 6, 2016

It’s always harder to hack a moving target


When it comes to hacking, there are always new techniques being used by both us good guys who work in security, and the bad guys who are trying to exploit...

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April 13, 2016

Exabytes, elephants, objects and spark


Information. Data. It is clichéd to talk about its rate of growth. Not long ago, a terabyte was a lot of information. Now we talk freely about petabytes and even...

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February 28, 2016

Meet Matan Ninio: researcher, maker


Matan Ninio, IBM Researcher Matan Ninio, an expert in machine-based anomaly detection at IBM Research - Haifa, is also a born hacker, a maker, a computational biologist, t-shirt designer, and...

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February 17, 2016

Putting wearables to work for improved safety


Safety first, right? That’s a given, but even so, did you know that according to the International Labour Organization every 15 seconds, 151 workers have a work-related accident? The global number of non-fatal...

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January 6, 2016

Would you know if your car was being hacked?


  Yair Allouche, IBM cybersecurity researcher Editor’s note: This article is by Yair Allouche, researcher at IBM’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Beer Sheva, Israel. When my sister reluctantly upgraded...

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November 24, 2015

Watson helps cultivate improved crop yields


Editor's note: This post is by Boaz Carmeli, a researcher at IBM Research – Haifa specializing in agriculture and health analytics. Worldwide, approximately 800 million people suffer from malnutrition. That's about one...

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July 14, 2015