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One Girl’s Journey into Programming

Like a lot of high schools, mine has a wide range of extracurricular activities, from academic clubs, such as Math Honor Society, to sports teams like outdoor beach volleyball. But there’s one that’s fairly unique: an organization of driven, smart young ladies called All Girls Code. The All Girls Code club was started a couple […]

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Houston, We’re Live Streaming

Since people around the world first gathered around black-and-white televisions to watch the 1969 moon landing, the general public has been fascinated by space, craving more visual information about the final frontier. At NASA today, we are on a mission to find new ways to share our discoveries on Earth and in space. Before the […]

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An Open Letter to the President-Elect

Like a lot of high schools, mine has a wide range of extracurricular activities, from academic clubs, such as Math Honor Society, to sports teams like outdoor beach volleyball. But there’s one that’s fairly unique: an organization of driven, smart young ladies called All Girls Code. The All Girls Code club was started a couple […]

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How New Algorithms Are Helping to Predict Food Dangers

Thanksgiving in the United States, like other holidays around the world, places food at the center of a joyful celebration — and at the forefront of our minds. As we plan, shop, prepare, cook and share our celebratory meals, we are careful to include not only flavors that our loved ones enjoy, but also foods […]

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Pharma: Today’s Premier Global Data Hub

While U.S. healthcare is largely localized, it is important to look beyond our geographical borders to identify those actors and entities in healthcare – specifically those with global reach – that have the power to drive real improvements in care delivery. And today – effectively reaching hundreds of millions of patients across the world each […]

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Cognitive Solutions: The Next Chapter In Streaming Video On Demand

“Now that we’ve found love what are we going to do with it?” The lyrics to a popular 1970’s song pose a question that is at the heart of the rapidly advancing world of streaming video services. Digital video has become the fastest growing data type in cloud workloads, expected to exceed 80 percent of […]

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Reinventing Time on the Move

Drivers spend an average 46 minutes a day at the wheel, negotiating congestion, gridlock, and parking woes, while feeling disconnected from their smart phones, causing the serious new phenomenon of #FOMO – a fear of missing out. In their increasingly connected lives, drivers expect more on the go, which we see as an opportunity to […]

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Making “Cognitive Music” with IBM Watson

It’s no surprise to find music at the center of many important moments of our lives – think of a wedding march, a “Happy Birthday,” or even a funeral procession. Music is deeply tied to the human experience; each song and each moment is personal to the listener. Over the last year, Watson has been […]

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How To Boost Competitive Advantage with Cognitive Computing

Between AI-powered chatbots and gadget-based voice assistants, cognitive computing capabilities have captured the public imagination. But consumer products are just the tip of the iceberg. Under the surface, cognitive computing adoption in the business world is growing rapidly. In fact, IDC predicts that global spending on cognitive systems will grow to more than $31 billion […]

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Using Cognitive to Help Answer Questions About Cognitive

As cognitive computing grows in acceptance as a capability, as well as a concept, business leaders are beginning to ask new and important questions about how to approach these innovations. They want to know things like, how to apply cognitive to particular businesses and business challenges; where and how to get started; and what goals […]

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How Cognitive, Analytics Hold the Keys to Your Heart

Across Canada, millions of people live with heart rhythm disturbances, otherwise known as arrhythmias. Some of the most common arrhythmias include atrial fibrillation (AF), electrical disturbances of the upper heart chambers; syncope, which is the sudden loss of consciousness; and, sudden cardiac death – all of which dramatically and negatively affects our citizens’ quality of […]

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A Closer Look at One School District’s Digital Transformation

For the past 10 years, the focus of Coppell Independent School District (ISD) has been on transforming educational practices. We have worked hard to move away from the “stand and deliver” teaching model to one in which the teachers serve as facilitators and the students take more ownership of their learning. Coppell ISD is in […]

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