Why Being Able to Talk to Your Computer May Change Your Life

Using conversational computing to create an immersive data experience We’ve all seen the science fiction movies and television shows where people talk to their houses, cars, or, well, spaceships. Whether it is J.A.R.V.I.S. on Iron Man, the Computer on Star Trek, or GLaDOS in the game Portal, interacting with an interface by simply speaking has become what we expect of […]

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TrueNorth – Next Generation Cognitive Computing

In August, members of the Emerging Technologies team joined with a group of over 60 researchers from academia and government at the Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose California, for an in depth learning experience about IBM’s new neurosynaptic processing chip called TrueNorth. The three week bootcamp was organised by the Almaden Research team headed by IBM Fellow Dharmendra Modha. The purpose […]

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Jupyter Notebooks in IBM Emerging Technology

Jupyter Notebook (née IPython Notebook) is a web-based environment for interactive computing and reproducible research. You can write code in a notebook in your web browser, run it with the click of a button, and see its output right in your browser. The tight feedback loop between coding and exploration — and the ability to include Markdown text, web media, […]

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