Paving the way: Women in Research

Almaden researcher Tara Matthews is used to being the only female in the room. She also occasionally stands out as the only woman in male-dominated meetings, classrooms, offices, and technical conferences. In early October, however, Tara experienced quite a shift – she attended the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing and claims “the most […]

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IBM Researchers in Action (Week of November 24th)

How can we solve transaction problems? IBM computer scientist Joel Branch talks about the work he and his colleagues are doing to help companies troubleshoot process glitches. IBM announces Raviv fellowship winners Mihai Patrascu and Vinod Vaikuntanathan from MIT outpaced 100 other applicants.

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Making the “global brain” a reality

IBM receives $4.9 million grant to further cognitive computing research “There is no scientific study more vital to man than the study of his own brain. Our entire view of the universe depends on it.” Francis H. C. Crick, September 1978 An increasingly instrumented, interconnected planet demands an ultra-smart computing platform that can deal with […]

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IBM Researchers in Action (Week of November 17th)

Biological Research: Gene study shows the Phoenicians still with us. The seafaring Phoenicians left the world more than a legacy of alphabets and purple dye — they left their DNA scattered throughout Mediterranean men… (Reuters.com; pictured: Researcher Daniel Platt). Software: IEEE hosts “On Architecture” podcast. IBM Fellow and co-author of UML Grady Booch has bundled […]

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A mandate for change is a mandate for smart – is it?

Read this: A mandate for change is a mandate for smart. Then comment here at the IBM Research blog or at the ‘A Smarter Planet‘ blog.

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IBM Researchers in Action (Week of November 3)

IBM Researchers in Action (Week of November 3) Recognition: Marion Ball selected as 2008 AAN Honorary FellowThe American Academy of Nursing inducts Marion Ball at its 35th Annual Meeting and Conference in November. (pictured: Researcher Marion Ball) Security: IBM Research unveils “Security-on-a-Stick” to protect consumers and banks from the most sophisticated hacker attacksSpecialized USB stick […]

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IBM Research's "Ponder This" puzzle reaches milestone, inspires research paper

Guest blogger:  Oded Margalit, Machine Learning Researcher, IBM Global Research, Haifa.   “Ponder This” is IBM Research’s monthly brain-twister where you can match wits with some of the best minds in IBM Research, run by James B. Shearer and Oded.  Oded wanted to share the following milestone with all of you. Our Ponder-this corner reached its […]

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Try out the interactive Visualization Lab at the New York Times

Create your own visualizations using data from today’s news Start visualizing now.

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Security-on-a-Stick

IBM Research unveils “Security-on-a-Stick” to protect consumers and banks from the most sophisticated hacker attacks Specialized USB stick adds an extra level of security and protects online banking transactions despite attacks on personal computers Learn More

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New Mashup video

Take a look at the new Business Mashups page and IBM Mashup Center.

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IBM Researchers in Action (Week of October 27) : Speech technology and Multimedia software

IBM Researchers in Action (Week of October 27th) Speech Technology: An Emotional Mess Making voice systems sound more like people and less like machines (Speech Technology Magazine; pictured: Researcher Andy Aaron) Listen to expressive text Multimedia software: IBM and Audible Magic Team To Protect Video Content New Software Provides “Best-In-Class” Video Content Identification Services to Prevent Piracy […]

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