Tech Talks

Watch our advocates in discussing everything from interesting open source technologies, IBM Code Patterns, recent events, site updates, and cool code projects.

Replay: Create and execute blockchain smart contracts

December 6, 2017

Organizations that use blockchain depend on trusted transactions to securely automate processes that were previously completed manually. Learn how to use the Hyperledger Composer framework to create and execute smart contracts. Those contracts will run within a blockchain application built on Hyperledger Fabric.


Introduction to Bot Asset Exchange

December 5, 2017

In this tech talk replay, IBM Developer Advocate Anamita Guha provides an overview of the new Bot Asset Exchange and shows you how you can use it to start creating chatbots today.


Use IBM Cloud Private to bring cloud efficiency to your data center

November 29, 2017

IBM Developer Advocates John Zaccone and Tim Robinson provide an overview of IBM Cloud Private, including how to set up and use the hassle-free Community Edition. Learn how to use IBM Code patterns to explore IBM Cloud Private and see how you can take advantage of a managed Kubernetes private cloud environment.


Implement computer vision for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds live streams

November 15, 2017

Developer advocates Cullen Taylor and Spencer Krum talk about a new project called Rotisserie. Rotisserie is an open source IBM project focused on bringing the concept of the “red zone” in American football to live Twitch streams. Rotisserie focuses on the incredibly popular battle royale video game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and uses object character recognition technology to interpret how far into a game a particular Twitch streamer is.


IBM Code FinTech patterns

November 13, 2017

IBM Offering Manager Rob Seidman explores use cases poised to alter the way that financial institutions conduct their business, including aggregation and integration of client data, communicating with clients, speeding up the time it takes to perform sophisticated analysis, or introducing net new capabilities to the industry.


Rosie Pattern Language for faster data mining

November 8, 2017

Dr. Jamie Jennings, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM Cloud, gives you the latest on Rosie Pattern Language, designed to help you mine unstructured and semi-structured text.


Build faster banking apps with IBM Cloud Functions

November 1, 2017

In this video, IBM software engineer and developer advocate Daniel Krook demonstrates the potential of serverless architectures through a banking app based on the Apache OpenWhisk open source project and IBM Cloud Functions.


Blockchain to Docker, with scalability and security from day one

October 11, 2017

This talk goes into the process of building chain code and using Docker containers at scale. Discover how to use Hyperledger Composer and its tools, editors, and business network model to write, deploy, and test chain code.


Towards Containerd 1.0 — a core container runtime for the cloud

October 4, 2017

Join IBM Senior Technical Staff Member Phil Estes for a look at a brief history of modern container runtimes, the decisions and architectural changes that brought containerd to life, and recent development and architecture updates on the containerd 1.0 release, expected in 4Q 2017.


Deploy an asset-transfer app using blockchain

September 20, 2017

This talk provides an in-depth look at blockchain and its practical applications, including an overview of blockchain concepts, a look at Hyperledger Fabric, an example architecture, and a dive into the specifics of building a blockchain app.


Implement voice controls for a serverless home automation hub

September 13, 2017

Discover the underlying technologies and architecture required to build natural language interfaces to control IoT devices.


Create a cognitive retail chatbot

August 30, 2017

This tech talk showcases an easily configurable chatbot that demonstrates a natural language shopping experience for customers.


Use data science to up your game performance

August 24, 2017

Spencer Krum shows you how he uses Jupyter Notebooks and IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) to analyze professional StarCraft II matches.


Microservices, Kubernetes and Istio — a great fit!

August 23, 2017

IBM, Google and Lyft have collaborated to create Istio, an implementation of a service mesh. This tech talk highlights multiple developer journeys from IBM Code to show you how to deploy and leverage Kubernetes and Istio for your microservices.


Adventures in IoT — TJBot, and mobile augmented reality

July 26, 2017

Join Rich Hagerty, Sanjay Saxena, and Sanjeev Ghimere for a look at two developer journeys that explore new Internet of Things technologies: Create a sports buddy with TJBot and Watson and Correlate flight and weather data in augmented reality.