March 8, 2016

Watson goes to kindergarten

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 […]

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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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March 4, 2016

The cognitive future of the Media and Entertainment Industry

The Oscars last week got us thinking about how the Media and Entertainment industry has changed over the last 50 years. Once we sat around the television watching the Oscars live with no opportunity for sharing our comments, ideas, and opinions on social media. Now we can view the awards ceremony on our laptops while we […]

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March 2, 2016

The Developer Challenge: What will you build?

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 […]

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February 29, 2016

From a wine advisor to a virtual assistant: How cognitive is improving your life

Interested in building with Watson, but not quite sure how yet? We curated some use cases of companies that have integrated cognitive into their solutions. If you want to know more about any these use cases and receive tips from these companies, check out their webinars. Expert Wine Advisor   VineSleuth’s Wine4.Me In-Store Wine Advisor takes […]

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February 29, 2016

My 3 takeaways from this year’s IBM InterConnect

I left IBM InterConnect 2016 with a sense of excitement for what companies are doing with the technology IBM and its partners are advancing. This event is IBM’s premier cloud and mobile event which in the era of cognitive business brings together the entire portfolio from cloud, mobile, security, Internet of Things and DevOps. Because I […]

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February 25, 2016

Startup junkie advice for both entrepreneurs and enterprises

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 […]

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February 22, 2016

Tone check your communication with Watson

    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 […]

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February 17, 2016

Watson A.I. XPRIZE,
a cognitive computing challenge

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 […]

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