Posts Tagged 'IBM Watson'

The Guardian and Julius Baer Consider Thinking Machines

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The British-based Guardian newspaper, with support from Swiss bank Julius Baer, gathered a group of 14 business, technology, and academic leaders for a roundtable discussion of “Industry 4.0” — the impact of smart machines on industries, jobs, productivity, and social norms.

The conversation touches on novel developments grounded on AI, from the impacts of self-driving tractors and data-driven agriculture on farming, to the impact of increasingly intelligent robotics on manufacturing employment, to the changes in health care practice being brought about ...

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Stirrings in the Cognitive Services Nest

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The widely splashed news of the founding of Noodle.ai and its first CEO, Stephen Pratt, lately of IBM Global Business Services, represents another indicator of increasing interest in the services opportunity connected with cognitive computing.

Founding investment firm TPG Growth, having passed on Palantir and other opportunities with stratospheric valuations, decided to roll its own offering to compete with IBM in the enterprise cognitive services space.

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February Scorecard on Cognitive and Watson

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In an insightful perspective piece, The New York Times tech columnist Steve Lohr recaps IBM’s experience with Watson since Jeopardy, including early failures in health care and maturing expectations of what it takes to build a business model around enterprise cognitive systems. Lohr sets the larger context for the story by including points of view from industry players including executives from both today’s startups and from the first AI boom in the 1980s.

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The End of Expertise? Or A New Beginning?

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Bill Fischer, Professor at International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, recently penned a short op-ed nugget titled “The End of Expertise.” The piece is a “perspective” written to coincide with the 7th Global Drucker Forum being held in Vienna in November, and it was published on a no less respected platform than the Harvard Business Review website.

A major tenet of Fischer’s argument is that today’s decision makers need merely enlist “AI” to assemble from the Internet the answers ...

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Two chances to learn about cognitive computing at KM World 2015

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Sue Feldman along with Swami Chandrasekaran and Mark Myers from IBM will lead a workshop on cognitive computing at KM World 2015. The panel is:

Inspiration, Insights, & Innovation Through Cognitive Computing
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Susan E. Feldman, CEO, Synthexis Cognitive Computing Consortium
Swami Chandrasekaran, Executive CTO Architect, Watson, IBM
Mark Myers, Product and Solution Marketing Leader, IBM Watson Explorer

Imagine if you could understand the personality characteristics of your customers at a deeper level. Imagine if you ...

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Watson Announces More New Features

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IBM kept up the drumbeat of Watson news by announcing today that the IBM Watson Analytics product line will begin beta releases of two important new features in December, 2015. These features are; Expert Storybooks and Watson Analytics for Social Media. Expert Storybooks is a library of preconfigured analytics visualizations for specific domains developed with partners like AriBall and the Weather Company. The social media offering leverages IBM’s Twitter partnership to bring advanced unstructured data analytics to social exchanges.

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Cognitive Computing App Taps 10,000 Bon Appétit Recipes, Suggests Creative Flavor Combinations

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IBM and Bon Appétit have introduced a one-of-a-kind Chef Watson cognitive computing cooking app that is open to anyone interested in expanding his or her imagination in the kitchen. Created through a collaboration with Bon Appétit, the app inspires home cooks everywhere to discover unexpected flavor combinations to address everyday mealtime challenges in creative ways and bring new ideas to the kitchen.

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