education

Building Quantum Skills With Tools For Developers, Researchers and Educators

The IBM Q team is committed to making our science more approachable by investing heavily in the education to support this growing community and establishing the emerging technology as the next generation of computing. We need more students, educators, developers, and domain experts with “quantum ready” skills. This is why our team is proud to release new educational resources and tools while also increasing the capacity and capability of our IBM Q systems.

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New text-to-speech tool for DIY voiceovers — from soft, sad and sultry to scary

 The animation world is rich in lovable and memorable characters, each with its own unique voice and personality — and animators, writers, and designers keep coming up with even more new games, film ideas, villains, and heroes. Creating voiceovers for these characters is a time-consuming and expensive process that often involves holding auditions for voice […]

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Facilitating peer review with cognitive computing

Applying for or allocating funding for scientific research takes up a significant amount of time and energy, both from the scientists and the national foundations that evaluate the science itself. Almost 10 percent of the NSF budget is allocated to the review and management of awards, and this figure is nearly 20 percent for the […]

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Community college students explore STEM research

As science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, add 9 million jobs by 2022 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics), companies have to keep an eye on evolving disciplines and take special care to help prepare students for these careers. This is why IBM has early outreach programs, the latest of which is a new summer […]

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Students try hand at cracking quantum code

This week I had the opportunity to return to the University of Waterloo, where I had been a visiting scholar while I was a PhD student at MIT, to participate in the Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing program (USEQIP), a unique two-week workshop at the university’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC). The program […]

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Bot with wooden body keeps lectures lively

Hand-made telepresence robot helps improve classroom communication “Today’s lecture is about cognitive computing, and its impact on… blah, blah, blah…” The lecturer begins to drone on. And, worse, the students and lecturer are not physically in the same classroom. But such is life in today’s era of remote, video conference-style higher education options. Without a […]

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In the ladybugs and llamas learning lab

I grew up in an extremely creative family; I have a trumpeter mom, guitarist dad and percussionist brother and stepfather. I am a cellist, and even earned a college scholarship for my playing. So, naturally, I became a computer scientist. I have always approached software development as creating works of interactive art, so the progression […]

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IBM and Next Einstein Forum launch visiting scientist program

IBM Research-Africa and the Next Einstein Forum have partnered on a new Visiting Scientist Program, where five of the 15 newly named NEF Fellows will have the opportunity to visit and lecture at one of IBM’s 12 global research labs. “The visiting scientists – full-time scientists at prestigious institutions and universities across the world – […]

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