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CERN, IBM Collaborate on Quantum Computing

CERN openlab is working with the worldwide research community, including IBM Research, to explore innovative computing solutions.

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Privacy by Design for Financial Services Organizations in the GDPR Era

IBM Research understands data privacy for a modern business and has developed state-of-the-art solutions for protecting data in the GDPR era.

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AI Can Help Retailers Understand the Consumer

AI can help retailers understand the consumer; retailers now need to look at much finer market segments.

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The Pockels Effect on Silicon: A New Material for Ultra-Fast Data Transfer

As data grows, so does the energy consumption required to store and process it, which is why scientists around the world are turning to light (photonics) as a means of moving data. The Pockels effect, an important phenomenon in certain materials, allows changing the optical properties of the material through an electrical stimulus. The effect […]

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Restoring Balance in Machine Learning Datasets

If you want to teach a child what an elephant looks like, you have an infinite number of options. Take a photo from National Geographic, a stuffed animal of Dumbo, or an elephant keychain; show it to the child; and the next time he sees an object which looks like an elephant he will likely […]

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Smarter Farms: Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

Bringing the power of Watson to farmers Agriculture, a $2.4 trillion industry, is a foundation of economies worldwide. Factors such as climate change, population growth and food security concerns have propelled the industry into seeking more innovative approaches to protecting and improving crop yield. As a result, artificial intelligence is steadily emerging as part of […]

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Addressing South Africa’s Cancer Reporting Delay with Machine Learning

Could you make a critical health policy decision using four-year-old data? Cancer registries hold vital data sets, kept tightly encrypted, containing demographic information, medical history, diagnostics and therapy. Oncologists and health officials access the data to understand the diagnosed cancer cases and incidence rates nationally. The ultimate goal is to use this data to inform […]

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Automating low-level tasks for data scientists

Data scientists are among the most sought after professionals in the IT industry. In 2012, Harvard Business Review called data scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” The professionals turn raw data into actionable insights that help drive business value or, sometimes, even disrupt industries or create entirely new ones. Surprisingly, however, data scientists […]

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Silicon Photonics: The future of High-Speed Data

Editor’s note: This article is by Dr. Will Green, Silicon Integrated Nanophotonics  department manager, IBM Research IBM’s research in brain-inspired computing, quantum computing, and silicon photonics is preparing to take computing in entirely new directions. The neuromorphic chip is getting smarter, the quantum bits are being scaled out, and in the near future, my team’s […]

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Cricket Fans Score Big with Data

All-rounder James Faulkner was scoring well before his double wicket maiden that clinched Australia’s 2015 Cricket World Cup finals win over New Zealand. He was scoring with data, or maybe more appropriately, with #ScoreWithData, IBM’s social media insight into players, teams, matches, brands, cities, and fans during the Cricket World Cup – which is played […]

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