3 ways Ampsy is improving the entertainment marketing industry

January 28, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise

#MyWeirdGymStory was once trending on Twitter. Why? Because Jimmy Kimmel tweeted about it. Jimmy Kimmel is notorious for incorporating social media into his talk show. Whether it’s through hilarious hashtags or his mean tweet segments, he knows how to engage his fans via social channels. In fact, Jimmy Kimmel’s fans posted 1.35 billion times about ...read more

AOL #BUILTBYGIRLS kicks off The Hashtag Series with Watson

January 28, 2016 | Events

Sometimes, we have the opportunity to put the grown up work away. Laptops go into sleep mode, email is out of arms’ reach and phones stop ringing. Last week, we had good reason to put the normal Watson hum on pause and open our Astor Place doors to AOL #BUILTBYGIRLS. The #BUILTBYGIRLS group is basically ...read 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 ...read 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, ...read more

4 ways Watson’s improving your shopping experience

January 15, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise

Consumers are expecting more than ever from the places they shop. Shoppers expect to be segmented and treated like an individual, from online browsing to purchase, which has shifted to the retail landscape. Now, companies must build an entire experience not on segmentation, but on each individual consumer. In order to do this, they must ...read more

ROSS and Watson tackle the law

January 14, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise

When Jimoh Ovbiagele was 10 years old, his parents decided to separate. His mother started seeking out divorce lawyers, but was quickly halted by the astronomical hourly rates. “As a single mother with two very young kids, she couldn’t pay for even a couple hours of this this divorce lawyer’s time,” says Ovbiagele. Years later, ...read more

Chef Watson has arrived and is ready to help you cook

January 1, 2016 | Archive, Discovery and Exploration

Tired of making the same old meatloaf or baked chicken for dinner? The Chef Watson with Bon Appétit application is ready to help you spice up your culinary endeavors. Chef Watson is part of IBM’s mission to develop cognitive computing applications that can help people discover new ideas, from creating surprising new recipes to improving ...read more

IBM and Mubadala bring Watson to the MENA region

December 31, 2015 | News and Updates

From ways to manage diabetes, to new market approaches for regional retail leaders, the next frontier for IBM Watson and cognitive computing solutions is in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In an IBM collaboration with Mubadala — a regional leader in investment and development  — will deliver powerful cloud-based cognitive computing services, to ...read more

Watson’s learning Japanese

December 31, 2015 | Watson APIs

For us humans, there are well-documented benefits to learning more than one language. Exposure to a second or third dialect, especially at a young age, increases a brain’s neuroplasticity, which can improve creativity and academic performance. Bilingual children also often demonstrate a greater ability to perform complex tasks and to subsequently pick up other languages. ...read more