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The Internet of Things – Changing the Way We Live

We live in an age of immense technological and social change, much of which has been brought about by the emergence of advanced technologies such as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and robotics. In fact, the current pace of change and the potential for further transformation is so great that many see this as […]

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IBM Research Takes Watson to Hollywood with the First “Cognitive Movie Trailer”

How do you create a movie trailer about an artificially enhanced human? You turn to the real thing – artificial intelligence. 20th Century Fox has partnered with IBM Research to develop the first-ever “cognitive movie trailer” for its upcoming suspense/horror film, “Morgan”. Fox wanted to explore using artificial intelligence (AI) to create a horror movie […]

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How One Designer Tapped Cognitive for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

We live in an age of immense technological and social change, much of which has been brought about by the emergence of advanced technologies such as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things and robotics. In fact, the current pace of change and the potential for further transformation is so great that many see this as […]

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How AI Will Transform the In-Store Shopping Experience at Macy’s

From the introduction of the Internet to the advent of mobile phones, technology has fundamentally changed how consumers browse, purchase and interact with retailers. This transformation is entering the retail store itself now, as consumers increasingly seek enhanced mobile experiences with in-store navigation, special offers and personalization. In fact, 70% of U.S. shoppers say that […]

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How Watson IoT is Making Buildings Better

We spend most of our lives in buildings – the places where we live, work, socialize, shop and relax. It is not surprising, therefore, that their design and usability so significantly affect the performance of their users. For example, experience tells us that everything from poor air conditioning to bad coffee can lower productivity and morale […]

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VA Enlists Watson to Help Doctors Scale Precision Cancer Treatment

At the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), there is nothing more important than the trust of our veterans. Ensuring they are confident in the care they are receiving is one of our top priorities, and one of the most critical components of their healing, health and wellbeing. But each person’s healthcare journey is different […]

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Using Cognitive Visual Analytics to Help Tackle Australia’s National Cancer

Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world, accounting for 80 percent of all newly diagnosed cancers in the country. According to the Melanoma Institute Australia, an Australian will die from melanoma every six hours. With these figures it’s not surprising that melanoma is often called Australia’s national cancer. Clinicians do not always […]

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How Watson and I Brought the Sorting Hat to Life

While IBM Watson is an expert at tackling business and societal challenges like water shortages in California, cognitive systems can also be creative – from testing ingredient combinations and creating unusual recipes to helping designers consider unique combinations of colors and fabrics for a new cognitive dress. Developer teams are working constantly and creatively, using […]

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Connecting Collaboration and Cognitive for Better Customer Service

No matter how fast technology changes, there are certain things that don’t change. When it comes to customer service Japan is famous for its high standard of respect, politeness and personal assistance to every customer. Japan is also known for innovation and unique approaches to customer service in retail, hospitality, transport and many more, including […]

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Getting Onboard the Future of Transportation Today

We have all been imagining a future with self-driving vehicles for a while now, but the truth is you don’t need to leap years ahead to find them. Transportation industry leaders have made some incredible technology breakthroughs that have brought us much closer to the reality of driver-less vehicles. The technology is here, but how […]

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How to Architect a Cognitive Future for Business

Erewhon (1872). Metropolis (1927). The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Star Wars (1977). War Games (1983). The Terminator (1984). Short Circuit (1986). A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). I, Robot (2004). WALL-E (2008). Ex Machina (2015). Many of these titles probably sound familiar to you. For a long time now, the […]

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New Collaboration Opens Doors to Advanced Genomic Health Research

Geoffrey Ondrich was diagnosed with autism when he was a child. But like so many cases of the disorder, his parents never understood what caused his condition. That was until Dr. Micheil Innes asked the family to participate in a genetic research study. A detailed analysis of Geoffrey’s and his parent’s DNA by a clinical […]

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