Q&A: Accessibility Researcher, Peter Fay, On Leveraging Cognitive

Peter Fay is an Accessibility Researcher at IBM and is working on a number of cognitive projects, including one dedicated to helping people “age in place.” The IBM THINK Blog caught up with Peter recently to get his views on accessibility research, innovation and the next generation of researchers. The following is an excerpt and is […]

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Connecting Innovations to Support the New Retail Experience

As customers walk into retail stores today some of the first things they notice are interactive kiosks and screens offering convenience and fast new ways to find and pay for items. These electronic displays serve a very useful, customer-specific purpose, but there’s much more to this story than what meets the eye. Recent data from the U.S. […]

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The Digital Experience Kicks in at Atlanta United’s Training Field

In professional sports the experiences of players, staff and fans occur well beyond the game – from game day to non-game days. And increasingly, each one of those groups demand better digital experiences, from the moment they leave their homes. This understanding was at the core of our work to design and implement an infrastructure for […]

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Class Act: The Move from Boardroom to Classroom

You simply cannot ignore the passion in Robert Hazlehurst’s voice when he talks about his job: engineering teacher at Castle View High School in Castle Rock, Colorado. “I love teaching!” he beams. “Seeing the way their (students’) minds work, influencing their direction, and watching them thrive. To be a part of that is just…great.” For […]

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Bringing Cognitive to Bear in the Fight Against Poaching in South Africa

I’ve always wanted to be a large-animal vet. As a child, I was caretaker to Russell, the Dutch rabbit, two guinea pigs named peanut butter and jelly, more than 100 rats, mice and more blue-belly lizards than my long-suffering, but supportive mother could count. I’ve always felt a connection to animals and though my path […]

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Introducing a Fast, Simple Way to Transport Data to the IBM Cloud

While cloud continues to transform industries and become the foundation for digital innovation, there is still a good majority of organizations that experience obstacles when moving data from their on-premises servers to the cloud. Speed is of the essence when it comes to data migration, but transferring large data sets can typically take weeks or […]

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