Adding Declarative Widgets to the Jupyter Notebook

Web-based notebooks have proven to be an extremely popular medium for mining data and sharing valuable insights.  They combine a traditional development console with the robustness of the world-wide-web, but often fail to leverage the full web browser capabilities to provide a rich, interactive user experience. We will look at a case where the Jupyter Declarative Widget Extension was used […]

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Deploying Dynamic Dashboards

You’ve spent some time cleaning and manipulating data in Jupyter Notebook. You even added some interactive widgets to show off your results. Now you need to make this available to others. You could use nbconvert, but then you lose widget interactivity. And distributing the raw notebook file is far too technical for some users. How can we distribute our report […]

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Network and Information Sciences International Technology Alliance

IBM Emerging Technologies and IBM Research led Consortium 2016 marks the tenth and final year for the Network and Information Sciences International Technology Alliance (NIS ITA) collaborative research programme. We recently showcased some of the key scientific achievements alongside great examples of the impact of our work at the UK Capstone Event.  This was held in the beautiful wood paneled Maxwell Library at IET […]

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A New Multiregion Demo

To accompany Lee Surprenant’s article Configure and run a multiregion Bluemix application with IBM Cloudant and Dyn and my last post on the bluemix-cloudant-replicator, Lee and I decided to create a better demo app to demonstrate Cloudant replication at work. This new app allows users to create and delete “Post Cards” across regions. For guidance on deploying the multiregion demo application watch the video […]

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E pluribus unum – OpenStack Swift Manifest Objects

By default, the content of an OpenStack Swift object cannot be greater than 5 GB. However, you can use a number of smaller objects to construct a large object via the concept of segmentation. From OpenStack Large Object Support, “Segments of the larger object are uploaded and a special manifest file is created that, when downloaded, sends all the segments concatenated as […]

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