Coursera uses data on clicks and response to emails to see how engagement with course content changes, co-founder Andrew Ng said at an IBM event today.
Watson is going from the stage of Jeopardy! to world of customer service. And that’s a great thing to hear.
IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer designed for artificial intelligence, isn’t just good at answering Jeopardy questions — it’s also smart at diagnostic medicine and creating new recipes.
For the 20th consecutive year, IBM has held its ground as the king of patents. And it will now devote considerable resources to big data and analytics technologies.
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IBM’s Watson supercomputer — and champion of trivia game Jeopardy! — is headed to hospitals to help doctors quickly register a patient’s complaints and symptoms and diagnose problems.