Lisa Kay Davis

February 6, 2017

New Coding Cognitive series launches in NYC

From visual recognition to speech-to- text, the technology landscape continues to transform itself and it’s happening rapidly. In 2017, the adoption and application of artificial intelligence is a more than just a far reaching dream, but a reality for most technology users. Not only is it critical that we identity these trends, but also build […]

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October 17, 2016

Can we achieve safer communities through mobile tech?

CyberCode Twins, America and Penelope believe that technology can change lives. In fact, they believe that even a simple line of code can create healthier, safer and smarter cities for all, globally. Their goal is to invent high impact IoT apps that open opportunity for all types of people from various backgrounds. Still in college, the twins […]

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September 16, 2016

Watson shines at Techcrunch Disrupt SF Hackathon

Now there are a ton of hackathons out there with so many different initiatives—public works, best use of technology, dating, health, community—you name it, it’s been done. However, there is one contest, one tete-to-tete that remains the crown jewel of hacks. This is the one that garners global attention. The one that true devotees set […]

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September 14, 2016

Hear from leaders at MIT, Slack and more at World of Watson

This October, World of Watson is giving you the opportunity to hear from leaders at Slack, MIT, Udacity, XPrize and more. From hands-on labs for developers to sessions that will show business leaders how to transform industries, the World of Watson journey includes experiences for all levels of your organization. Attendees can select from 1,500 […]

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May 11, 2016

ELIZA wins Watson prize at TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

I could tell you that hundreds showed up. That the hackers drank all the soda, hogged all the wifi and pizza. In fact I did that last year and all the above would be true this year as well. However, this time I really want to focus on the talent and creativity the devs showed at […]

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April 20, 2016

Cognitive hits the red carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival

Every spring, the tiny neighborhood of Tribeca transforms itself into the unofficial Hollywood of the East Coast. Noted for its artists and creatives, the lower Manhattan hub is a magnet for up and coming filmmakers, artists and other visionaries. Founded by Robert DeNiro, The Tribeca Film Festival began in 2002 to celebrate the vibrancy and […]

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April 15, 2016

Glovators to gladiators: Changing the world with APIs

We met America and Penelope Lopez, the CyberCode Twins awhile back at the 2015 SF Disrupt. The Watson team was pretty impressed by their tech savvy and commitment to helping the community. Following the twins on Facebook, we knew it was about time for a check-in. Fresh from Barcelona, the young innovators share a recent […]

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March 9, 2016

Hilton and IBM pilot “Connie,” The world’s first Watson-enabled hotel concierge robot

Travel can be stressful and requires countless decisions. Increasingly travelers are expecting relevant guidance during their journeys, and the hospitality industry is beginning to pilot technology that can help address these needs at each step of the way. Today Hilton Worldwide and IBM announced a collaboration to pilot “Connie” – the first Watson-enabled robot concierge […]

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March 7, 2016

Updated: World of Watson 2016 Hackathon

UPDATE:  Due to the overwhelming interest in the World of Watson conference and hackathon and to ensure we can accommodate everyone, the event will be moved to IBM Insight in Las Vegas in the fall. If you already registered for World of Watson, you will receive a full refund. Have the urge to get hacking before […]

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