New Zealand is revered for its natural beauty and lush landscapes. But with a long coastline, and our location straddling a tectonic plate boundary at the edge of the vast and windy Southern Pacific Ocean, we are extremely susceptible to the threat of natural disasters. Tsunami, earthquake, flood and landslide warnings are not uncommon, and […]
Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM, speaks to Fortune Editor, Alan Murray about the most disruptive trend in technology – Cognitive Computing. The interview is part of the magazine’s Most Powerful Women series and first appeared online on Oct. 13, 2015.
In the final weeks of the 1960 Presidential campaign, then Senator John F. Kennedy spoke to a group of students at the University of Michigan about commitment to public service. The speech foreshadowed the launch of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, an organization whose mission is to promote world peace and friendship. Like […]
Computers have changed our lives over the past 50 years. Yet computing itself has not fundamentally changed, nor has banking. Until now. We’re entering a new era of computing, one we call Cognitive Computing. Cognitive Computing changes the way humans and systems interact. Cognitive systems have the ability to understand natural language in order to […]
Seven years ago IBM launched the Smarter Planet blog as a place to share stories from researchers, scientists, business leaders, academics and government officials about how each was leveraging innovation to create a more connected, intelligent, and instrumented world. A Smarter Planet. Little has changed on the blog over the past seven years. Meanwhile, the […]