January marked the release of the long awaited Hidden Figures movie featuring an all-star cast and highlighting the contributions of both women and IBM's technology to history. Hidden Figures tells the true story of three African-American female mathematicians, Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and
IBM’s community of big data developers continues to grow. As our Big Data Developer meetup program moves into its fifth year, this worldwide community of customers, partners and IBM developers is on the verge of enlisting its 100,000th member—when we published this blog, we counted 99,100.
The unprecedented evolution of social media data’s influence on business can have tremendous impact on how customers are integrated into organizational goals and practices. See why more organizations than ever are using social media data to take a customer-centric approach to evolving their
Ever hear of the Big Data Dudes? If not, crawl out from under that rock and see what these intrepid big data and analytics heroes are up to in their latest analytics blockbuster, "Big Data Dudes and the Lost in Las Vegas Mystery."
Without question, our lives are very different from only a couple decades ago, thanks in part to some pretty amazing technology advances including smartphones and other devices, mobile apps, an ever-growing array of social channels and more. Take a look at how one telecommunications organization
One thing that a recent event in Beijing, China confirmed is there’s no shortage of interest in machine learning for developers in that region. Take a look at snapshots of event highlights featuring rich content on artificial intelligence, cognitive capabilities, machine learning and more presented
Emerging technologies—3D printing, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, mobile computing, sensors, wearable devices and the like—are transforming the ways in which modern organizations manage and use data. But much of that data remains unused. Successfully capitalizing on information
Women might make up 30 percent of the workforce at technology companies—for now—but they’re a force to be reckoned with no matter their numbers. Are you trying to balance work and life while advancing in your career? Or are you considering pursuing a career in tech? Find how IBM is embracing the
Math just got personal, thanks to the scalability and interactivity of cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. Check out a new solution that aims to revolutionize math education and elevate math skills for students.
We are excited to announce the GA of the BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Basic plan on Bluemix! Over the last three months, the service has been available as a public beta. It was encouraging to see the participation and feedback during the beta. The feedback has been valuable in improving the
The Internet of Things continues to be a land of opportunity in so many areas. Take a look at this overview of steps to innovation and success factors along with the risks and pitfalls to avoid in your Internet of Things journey.
Nick Pentreath of the Spark Technology Center teamed up with Jean-François Puget of IBM Analytics to deliver the main talk of the Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, "Creating an end-to-end Recommender System with Apache Spark and Elasticsearch."
At the recent Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels, Holden Karau of the Spark Technology Center delivered a lightning talk called "A very brief introduction to extending Spark ML for custom models."
At the Spark & Machine Learning Meetup in Brussels on October 27, 2016, Pierre Borckmans of Real Impact Analytics delivered a lightning talk called "Writing Spark applications, the easy way: How to focus on your data pipelines and forget about the rest."