Check out our new Application Starter Kits: Full applications aimed at solving a few specific business problems, as well as instructions for extending the applications to other use cases, and code templates to get you up and running quickly.
We are pleased to release an updated version of News Explorer, an application that harnesses the power of Watson to help users navigate and explore large volumes of news information within a collection of interactive data visualizations. Try out the application in your browser: www.news-explorer.com
Who needs caffeine to stay up for 24 hours when you have a hackathon to help you do it? Highlighting seasoned developers, enthusiastic hackers, endless coding and a competitive atmosphere, hackathons have become the new craze.
In the past several months, searches for ‘sentiment analysis’ are averaging upwards of 5,000 per month. Its increased popularity Puzzle_Braincan be attributed to the fact that more developers are discovering the broad capabilities of the API, as well as the unique results obtained from pairing it with other cognitive services, such as Watson’s Personality Insights.
Not long ago, we began our Alchemist Hour webinar series, which gives attendees a technical overview of various tools you can use to jumpstart your application development. Beginning today, our Cognitive Insights Chalk Talk Series will provide viewers with a high-level overview of a variety of cognitive technologies.
Companies and people around the world are developing game-changing solutions with applications powered by Watson and AlchemyAPI services. We recently hosted a hackathon at IBM Watson’s signature event, World of Watson, in Brooklyn, New York. Almost 170 developers water-taxied across the East River to the Duggal Greenhouse, where they were given 48 hours and full access to all Watson and AlchemyAPI services to build innovative cognitive applications.
With the launch of the AlchemyData News API, many of the components needed to build a complete application are now handled for you. Content procurement, natural language processing, and data storage are taken care of on our side, so you can focus your efforts on creating killer applications!