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Cognitive tech in drones could reduce infectious outbreaks


“Drone-based microbial analysis system” was just one of 8,088 total patents IBM received in 2016. The company’s patent output covers a diverse range of inventions in artificial intelligence and cognitive...

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January 9, 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

Futurism, forecasting, and getting real about fake news


A Q&A with Futurist Amy Webb On December 6 and 7, academics, medical professionals, even professional humorists, among others shared their expertise and vision for how technology is changing the...

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December 13, 2016

Cognitive machines assist independent living as we age


We’ve all had that so-called “senior moment.” Leaving your wallet at a restaurant. Forgetting where you put your house key. Or maybe it’s physical, like no longer being able to...

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December 7, 2016

Advancing toward 7nm


This is the fourth of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Air spacers for 10nm chips


This is the third of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Another kind of chip with carbon nanotubes


This is the second of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Mapping hot spots at 10nm and below


This is the first of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Hear like a bat


Dynamic artificial bat ears enrich speech signals Bats use biosonar to navigate their night flights through jungles and forests. Their system of ultrasonic pulses can pinpoint sound more precisely than...

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November 28, 2016

Putting the “AI” in PowerAI


A Q&A with IBM Research’s Hillery Hunter IBM’s latest Power servers come with an AI twist. Optimized for deep learning, a new so-called PowerAI toolkit will “help train the systems...

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November 14, 2016

Making sense of language. Any language.


Language-independent entity linking makes sense of any text on the web Let's take a hypothetical sports headline: Philadelphia Beats New York in 34-26 Nail Biter! For applications like search or...

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October 28, 2016