Watson goes to kindergarten

March 8, 2016 | Developers

Do you remember learning how to read? I have a distinct memory of being five years old, spread out on the floor of my kindergarten classroom working on complex shape and color matching workbooks. I was an eager kindergartener, and we raced through those workbooks as quickly as we could. I have to admit though more

The Developer Challenge: What will you build?

March 2, 2016 | Developers

There’s a lot you can do with the Watson Developer Cloud APIs. I know many of the uses, but I guarantee you I wouldn’t be able to come close to telling you all the possibilities. To be honest, the best ideas have always come from our community anyway. Startup starters, hackathon hackers, and developing developers more

Startup junkie advice for both entrepreneurs and enterprises

February 25, 2016 | Developers

Not every startup CEO can say they were able to grow their business to a point where they were acquired. Even fewer can say they did it twice. But that is exactly the case for AlchemyAPI Founder and CEO Elliot Turner. Turner launched his first startup, MimeStar, a software development company focused on network intrusion more

Tone check your communication with Watson

February 22, 2016 | Developers

    How many times have you sat in front of your laptop and read over your email worried about how your email would be interpreted by the recipient? Or spent hours and hours working on a press release, concerned that the tone may not be aligned with your target objective? These are just a more

Watson A.I. XPRIZE,
a cognitive computing challenge

February 17, 2016 | Developers, News and Updates

The partnership between humans and technology has produced some of society’s most groundbreaking modern achievements. Today as we enter into the next great era of technology driven by advancements in A.I. and Cognitive Computing that can learn, think and understand like humans, we’re seeing firsthand the power these technologies hold when it comes to making more

Why business leaders are choosing a cognitive business approach

February 3, 2016 | Developers

IBM Watson has been making big moves in the past year to ensure they are at the forefront of the API economy. A prime example of this is IBM’s purchase of AlchemyAPI, a deep learning AI technology. With this acquisition IBM has been able to accelerate its development of next generation cognitive computing applications, as well more

Creativity and the dev: How coders have transformed the way we invent

January 25, 2016 | Developers

Despite the reputation of developers as being linear-thinking—and despite the enterprise imperative for useful and practical software tools—the job of developing applications requires an ability to see past the immediate scope of the project. By imagining beyond what already exists and then building code to realize that vision, the best developers do more than drive more

Build and deploy: Get your app ready for success

January 21, 2016 | Developers

More than ever, developers are awash in tools, platforms and applications designed to help build the next big thing. Now, choice is a good thing, but with such a flood of options, making the right call for your team and business goals is tough. You’ve probably heard of IBM Watson that competed on Jeopardy!. Watson, more