Scientists have designed a car seat which can recognise the...– New car seat can recognise driver`s bottom-print | Zeenews.com
Medical and Health Related Projects with Arduino →
Thanks and happy new year to my IBM colleague Andy Piper — @jackmason
E-commerce Doesn’t Stop for Christmas |... →
Christmas Day had its diversions: For some, there was basketball, while for a growing number of others there was online shopping. For the holiday season to date, $35.3 billion has been spent online, marking a 15 percent increase versus the corresponding days last year, according to new figures from comScore released today. The most recent week, ending Sunday, December 25, brought $2.8 billion in...
College Students: Be Part of IBM Global Student...
How do you think businesses should be run, now and in the future? Every two years, IBM speaks to thousands of CEOs about changes occurring in the business world. In 2010, we began surveying undergraduate and graduate students from around the world so that we can contrast the perspectives of students with CEOs. Side by side, these two groups provide a cross-generational view of leadership, and a...
Can Extreme Microbes Solve the Clean Fuel... →
“Biology is the best chemist out there,” said Harvard scientist Pamela Silver. The U.S. Department of Energy funds Silver’s research exploring the use of deep-ocean extremophiles to create new biofuels. She described the bacteria she works with as being “like little batteries” that “move electrons around.” Silver’s goal is to genetically program these ocean bacteria to...
Picture Story: A Curriculum of Analytics →
Read the related announcement: IBM Advances Analytics Skills Program To Universities Globally …
Hospitals Just Got Less Depressing Thanks to Philips’ Mood Lighting [Video] - http://pulse.me/s/4dTIk
The IBM 5 in 5: Your Favorite: Mind Reading is no... →
We have tallied your “Likes” and the results are in. The popular favorite among the IBM 5 in 5 predictions of technologies that will change the way we live and work over the next five years is …
The IBM 5 in 5: Vote for Your Favorites →
People power will come to life Click here to view the video and vote for this as the coolest IBM 5 in 5 prediction by clicking the “Like” button below the video. You will…
The Next 5 in 5: Tune in Monday Morning for This... →
Each year, IBM Research chooses five digital innovations that will likely transform elements of modern life within five years. It’s an exercise designed to challenge IBM scientists and…
Urban Information Networks, Part 3: Open Data 2.0 →
By Colin Harrison IBM Distinguished Engineer This is the third of three posts that explore the concept of urban information networks, that is, the flows of information in cities about what is…
Inside an 80 year old "smart" NYC building →
Manhattan’s density, supported by its mass transit infrastructure, is the principle reason the average New Yorker has a smaller carbon footprint than her counterpart in another large US city. At the…
Unprecedented growth in information volume and complexity combined with...– Quote found on a Gartner website: Trends That Business Intelligence Leaders Cannot Ignore
The iPad’s other life: medical device... →
Much of the iPad’s use in medical settings so far has been in the form of pilots and trials, but it’s getting ready to take off in a much bigger way. The Veteran’s Administration in the U.S. is looking at rolling out as many as 100,000 tablets across 152 hospitals, says Wired, based on the success of the 1,500 trial iPads it currently has in use. Over 80 percent of U.S. hospitals have similar...
If You Build an Analytics-Savvy Workforce, the... →
It’s conventional wisdom that educating people to have advanced skills is vital for improving economic competitiveness, but Bridget van Kralingen, the general manager for IBM North America, goes one…
Northwestern Adds Master's in Analytics to... →
Northwestern University has added a new degree program focused on the study of data analytics. The McCormick School of Engineering is taking applications for its Master of Science in Analytics, to begin in fall 2012. This follows on the introduction in fall 2011 of the Master of Science in Predictive Analytics, an entirely online program offered by the School of Continuing Studies. Both programs...
50 million: The number of people worldwide who have a mobile phone but that do...– The mobile web in numbers | Royal Pingdom (via courtenaybird)
Lenny For Your Thoughts: What I'm Excited About... →
lennypruss: In keeping with compulsory end-of-year traditions, I wanted to share what I’m most excited about as an early-stage technology investor heading into 2012 and beyond. If 2011 was all about VCs losing their heads in the consumer Internet craze, I think 2012 will be about the re-emergence of enterprise investing which has been a black sheep for many venture capitalists since around 2008....
Bringing Syracuse Back, One Neighborhood at a Time →
When Chris and Carolyn Clemans moved 2 1/2 years ago from a suburb of Syracuse, New York, to the city’s gritty Near West Side, they were among the first urban pioneers to join an effort to…
The Ten Year Time Warp: Internet Banking for... →
by Alex Bray Managing Consultant IBM Global Business Services I think we can all agree that internet banking has proved itself to be a BIG thing! And yet, banks seem to be way off the…
Everything Can be Optimized; Even Innovation.... →
There’s an air of magic to innovation. And rightfully so. Great inventions sometimes come like lightening bolts from the blue sky or as a result of months or even years of creative thinking by…
Connected Things →
Ubiquitous computing seems increasingly to be moving out of the conference halls and into the world around us. Last wUbiquitous computing seems increasingly to be moving out of the conference halls and into the world around us. Last week a few of us (no ‘FewofUs’ jokes please) went down to London IA where we saw a chap calledBen Bashford talk about his passion for connected things. Ben is a...
Tele-Present Water by David Bowen I rarely use the phrase ‘mind blown’, but this is one of those rare occurrences. An art installation which combines real-time data, mechanical puppetry, and a physical grid representation usually employed virtually with computers: This installation draws information from the intensity and movement of the water in a remote location. Wave data is being...
Ever think about what happens to your trash when... →
64,000+ tons waste are collected from NYC streets weekly. Do you know what happens when it leaves your curb? Charged with the efficient management of solid waste, New York City’s Department of…