Why World of Watson?

Share this post:

What exactly *is* cognitive? Is Watson an API? Can anyone use it? Is it right for my business or app?

Great questions. All of which can be answered, discussed, and hacked at the World of Watson at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas October 23-27 2016.

We all know data has changed everything. With more unstructured data than ever before how can companies best utilize it to uncover new insights, learn more faster, and outsmart the competition? One way is through machine learning, natural language processing, and cognitive solutions. World of Watson is all about exploring these capabilities and showing how easily they can be delivered through any of our Watson APIs.

Need help convincing your company to fund your trip? With over 20,000 attendees, 200+ hands-on labs and 1,500+ sessions exploring analytics, IoT, big data, and cognitive there’s plenty to stay busy.

Be sure to register early to get discounted prices. Tickets range starting at $99 for a Discover Experience or $995 for the Cognitive Experience which includes keynotes and innovation talks around all things cognitive. Or go all in and experience everything World of Watson for $1995.

Ashley is a Senior Dev Evangelist for IBM Watson based in Austin, Texas and focuses on their machine learning, natural language processing, and AI APIs. Ashley’s previous experience as a front-end dev and UX designer continue to influence her decision-making today.

Register for World of Watson

Senior Dev Evangelist, IBM Watson

More Events stories
May 20, 2019

Are we being downgraded? Interview with Justin Hendrix & Dr. Jess Carbino about our complicated relationship with tech

How have our relationships been impacted by emerging technology? Is technology respecting our human dignity? Should it creep us out that our devices may understand our emotional state? In this episode of thinkPod, we are joined by Justin Hendrix (Executive Director of NYC Media Lab) and Dr. Jess Carbino (Relationship expert & former sociologist for Tinder & Bumble).

Continue reading

May 11, 2019

Has AI raised the ceiling with marketing? An interview with Kate Bradley Chernis & Joey Camire

Has AI raised the floor but not the ceiling with marketing? Have we over-indexed on having content at scale? And is there a way for marketers to understand when hyper-personalization will cross the line into creepiness? In this episode of thinkPod, we are joined by Kate Bradley Chernis (Founder & CEO of Lately) and Joey Camire (principal & founding team of Sylvain Labs).

Continue reading

May 6, 2019

Building bots with empathy requires finding the right balance

Research indicates people are more likely to disclose sensitive information anonymously to an AI interface than a human-operated virtual therapy platform. Learn more about how one company has built an empathetic bot to assist with mental health services.

Continue reading