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A chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content

[caption id="attachment_7560" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Create a chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content[/caption] Once upon a time, we all used RSS feeds for technology news. I remember the days of painstakingly locating each blog/publication's RSS or ATOM feeds, and then adding them to my favorite RSS reader software. The RSS reader allowed me to...  Continue reading A chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content
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IBM brings machine learning to private cloud

IBM recently announced that it is bringing IBM Machine Learning to the private cloud. IBM has extracted the core machine learning technology from IBM Watson and will initially make it available where much of the world’s enterprise data resides: the z System mainframe, the operational core of global organizations where billions of daily transactions are processed. This...  Continue reading IBM brings machine learning to private cloud
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Introducing command line tools for Watson Visual Recognition

The Watson Visual Recognition service is a powerful tool that enables you to leverage cognitive computer vision to extract information from any image library. You can even go beyond standard object classification and use what are called 'custom classifiers' to train the Watson service to recognize specific items or conditions of your choosing. For example,...  Continue reading Introducing command line tools for Watson Visual Recognition
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Available Today: New Watson Developer Cloud Visual Recognition Service

We are proud to announce that Watson Developer Cloud is releasing for general availability its next generation Visual Recognition base tagging service that greatly expands on its capability to automatically recognize content of images. This release is a substantial improvement in the coverage and accuracy of image labeling. The service provides on average,...  Continue reading Available Today: New Watson Developer Cloud Visual Recognition Service
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10 Steps to Train a Chatbot and its Machine Learning Models to Maximize Performance

With the majority of consumers spending significant time on various messaging platforms, brands are turning to these messaging platforms to better interact with consumers. The increase in private messaging between customers and brands is driving companies to turn to chatbots for improved social customer care. The Watson Conversation Service offers a simple, scalable...  Continue reading 10 Steps to Train a Chatbot and its Machine Learning Models to Maximize Performance
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3 steps for building a cognitive solution in 70 days

As the cognitive computing era evolves and progresses, several cognitive solutions are being developed to tackle a variety of business challenges across multiple industries (Finance, Healthcare, Retail, etc.) and regions (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, etc.) Discussing these cognitive solutions with partners and clients, it was clear that there is a sense of excitement...  Continue reading 3 steps for building a cognitive solution in 70 days
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3 ways to pick up cognitive computing skills on the Learning Lab

Technology is growing at an unprecedented pace, which is great for solving some of society’s largest challenges, but makes it tough to keep up with the necessary skills. Gaining market competitive skills in rapidly growing technologies such as machine learning or natural language processing can be a difficult undertaking without a clear-cut path to...  Continue reading 3 ways to pick up cognitive computing skills on the Learning Lab
Watson Virtual Agent Helps Enhance How Businesses And Customers Communicate

Build and deploy conversational agents with IBM Watson Virtual Agent

IBM Watson Virtual Agent is a set of preconfigured cognitive components based on the IBM Watson Conversation service. By configuring the virtual agent with your company's information, you can quickly implement an automated chat bot that enables your customers to achieve their goals.  Continue reading Build and deploy conversational agents with IBM Watson Virtual Agent
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Master the art and science of data

[caption id="attachment_5514" align="alignright" width="640"] WoW 2016[/caption]Get four days of intensive education, training and certification during IBM World of Watson 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-27. From major keynotes to industry- and role-specific sessions to small working groups, there’s a topic and learning style for you. Register today! IBM World of Watson 2016. 1,500+...  Continue reading Master the art and science of data
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AI AI, Captain – A Watson DevoxxEd use case from Sandhya Kapoor

Having worked in the JEE (Java Platform, Enterprise Edition) space for 20 years, I was excited to apply Watson APIs to building cognitive applications with the Java community. As luck would have it, the chance did arrive when Devoxx Founder, Stephan Janssen expressed an interest in building a cognitive search engine that would...  Continue reading AI AI, Captain – A Watson DevoxxEd use case from Sandhya Kapoor