Neil MacKinnon

I am a writer, editor, and digital content strategist at IBM Canada. I appreciate crisp writing, cold beer, and one-handed backhands. When I'm not in front of one screen or another, you'll find me on the court playing something that vaguely resembles tennis.

Brunel Visualization Update Tech Talk

Recorded: April 12, 2017 Brunel Visualization is a highly flexible open source language for creating interactive visualizations inside of data science tools such as IBM Data Science Experience. Join project leaders Dan Rope and Graham Wills for an overview of recent improvements to Brunel Visualization since their initial tech talk...  Continue reading Brunel Visualization Update Tech Talk

QISKit and Quantum Computing Tech Talk

Recorded: March 29, 2017 Join Lev Bishop from IBM’s Theory of Quantum Computing Group for an introduction to quantum computing and the QISKit open source project. Lev demonstrates QISKit’s API and SDK, showing how to use Jupyter Notebooks and Python code to execute multiple quantum algorithms in the cloud, connecting to IBM’s...  Continue reading QISKit and Quantum Computing Tech Talk

Writing Cognitive Swift Apps Tech Talk

Recorded: March 8, 2017 In this replay, members of the Watson Developer Cloud Swift SDK development team walk you through the process of building Swift apps that use Watson and also introduce you to some application demos that use the SDK. They demonstrate Cognitive Concierge, a restaurant recommendations app written entirely in Swift, which...  Continue reading Writing Cognitive Swift Apps Tech Talk