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The Comprehensive Beginners’ Guide to AI

Trevor Eddolls

February 15, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) is arguably the hottest topic in the tech world today. But what is AI, really? And what are its implications? AI really started in the 1950s with Alan Turing and later the Dartmouth Conference. You can read more details here. IBM’s Deep Blue computer beating the reigning world chess champion, Gary Kasparov, […]


A Student’s Journey Into Artificial Intelligence | Part 3: GPUs Change the Game

Mark J. Ray

September 28, 2023

In part 3 of this series, Mark Ray highlights the start of the GPU age and sets the stage for future advancements in AI


A Student’s Journey Into Artificial Intelligence | Part 2: Winter Ends

Mark J. Ray

September 21, 2023

In part one, we looked at the evolution of artificial intelligence from the Stone Age to the 20th century. In this installment, we’ll look at the rise of expert systems. The End of the First AI Winter The first AI Winter ended with the rise of expert systems. These systems are designed to emulate the […]


5 Key Takeaways from IBM’s Watsonx Day

Christopher Garritty

July 20, 2023

On June 21, IBM held watsonx Day, a virtual event that gave an in-depth look at the features and capabilities of the recently announced watsonx, a platform and suite of development management tools designed to multiply the impact of AI across businesses. The event featured 26 different panels with input from more than 40 experts […]


IBM Unveils Watsonx AI Platform

Christopher Garritty

May 10, 2023

On May 9 at its annual THINK conference, IBM announced watsonx, an AI and data platform aimed at businesses with complex workflows. It’s designed to help enterprises store, access and monitor large quantities of data with improved efficiency and specificity. The new platform features three components:, which helps businesses apply machine learning models and […]


A Student’s Journey Into Artificial Intelligence | Part 1: The History

Mark J. Ray

May 9, 2023

The views and information expressed in this article series are those of the author. I stared at my terminal session a long time. As part of a hardware refresh, we’d acquired an IBM AC922. The IBM tech had racked the machine, and we hooked it up to the network. I had planned on using it […]


The New IBM ESS 3500 Unlocks the Power of Data

Dava Stewart

June 3, 2022

Companies today know that operational insights are inherent in their data. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have the power to unlock that value, but data complexity and silos make accessing, analyzing, and acting on stored data difficult. The recently announced IBM ESS 3500 global data platform addresses these challenges, making data delivery for […]


Lend Your Voice to Your Mainframe: An Experiment

Subhasish Sarkar

March 17, 2022

In today’s world, voice technology has become very prevalent, and is evolving and maturing at a tremendous pace. From voice shopping on Amazon to routine (and growingly complex) tasks performed by personal voice assistant devices/speakers such as Amazon’s Alexa, voice technology has many practical uses in different spheres of life. What about lending our voices […]


Accelerating Clinical Trials With Big Data Analytics

Keelia Estrada Moeller

April 14, 2021

We’ve seen several groundbreaking scientific discoveries and technological breakthroughs over the last few years—from the second coming of mRNA, to gene therapies and cell therapies, and of course—emerging COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. If there’s anything this pandemic has taught us, it’s the importance of science and medical research. But these groundbreaking discoveries didn’t emerge out […]


AI-Driven Technological Progress

Brent Phillips

January 1, 2019

The rate of change for how most tasks in the world are done is accelerating. Like many readers of this publication, I have enough history to contemplate how life was four or five decades ago compared to today. Technological advances have dramatically transformed many life experiences as well as business operations. It’s fair to conclude […]