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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Do you prefer your mobile device over your PC?

IBM Study Finds Consumers Prefer a Mobile Device Over the PC ARMONK, NY, Oct 23, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) — IBM today released new survey results which reveal that over 50 percent of consumers would substitute their Internet usage on a PC for a mobile device. Expanding on the May 2008 “Go Mobile, Grow” study […]

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Researchers in Action – Week of October 20

 Visualization: IBM puts “Many Eyes” on Election 2008Visualizing politics (msnbc.com; pictured: Researcher Martin Wattenberg)  Informatics: Can we demand a recount? Rich Cardone advocates for an electronic voting system whose processes and results are verifiable. (pictured: Researcher Rich Cardone)  Accessibility: A letter from Helen Keller (pictured: Director of IBM Research John E. Kelly)  Community: IBM Expands […]

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The PC is no longer alone – designing systems for the new personal information environment (PIE)

Guest blogger, IBM researcher Jeff Pierce, a specialist in multi-device interaction, blogs about PIE: Jeff will be presenting his work, “An Infrastructure for Extending Applications’ User Experiences Across Multiple Personal Devices” at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology today at 9 a.m. PT.  If you’re there, say ‘Hi.’ The model of the single, personal computer is outdated. […]

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