Choosing the right cyberattack response is a
Thomas J. Watson
Science NewsChoosing the right cyberattack response is a complicated gameScience NewsHere, the cyber world is often different from the physical one, says computer scientist Benjamin Edwards, of IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. “Attribution can be harder with terrorist organizations or lone actors,” says ...
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 6:06 am
The Fine Books Blog: March 2017 Archives -
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)The Fine Books Blog: March 2017 Archives - Fine Books & CollectionsFine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)Since its establishment in 1957, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has positioned itself as “a cultural compass” in the Lone Star State, ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 10:10 pm
Winning against a computer isn't in the
Science NewsWinning against a computer isn't in the cards for poker pros ...Science NewsNO BLUFF Computers can now defeat professional poker players at heads-up no-limit Texas Hold'em. Pro Jason Les (right) plays poker bot Libratus as ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 11:01 am
Bright Young Booksellers: Emil Allakhverdov
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)Bright Young Booksellers: Emil AllakhverdovFine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)I volunteer in the Thomas J. Watson Library (at the Metropolitan Museum of Art), assisting in the Slavic and Special Collections Department. I like to visit new museum exhibitions and other cultural events in New York City with my wife. We also love to ...
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 11:31 pm
Nazi Technology on Steroids: The Coming
The Christian TrutherNazi Technology on Steroids: The Coming Augmented Reality, Where Computers Are 'Alive' and CognitiveThe Christian TrutherNo actually, the Nazi's played a significant role in what is taking place today; in fact, historically – IBM's cognitive computer was named after it's founder Thomas J. Watson who worked directly with Adolf Hitler during the years of World War II ...
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 8:53 am
Gold by special delivery intensifies
Thomas J. Watson
( Brown University ) Researchers at Brown and the University of Rhode Island have demonstrated what could become a more precise method for targeting cancer cells for radiation. The method would use cancer-seeking peptides to ferry nanoparticles of gold to the site. The gold then helps focus radiation on the cancer cells.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:38 pm
Work Wanted: IBM Watson program offers
Watson thinks I’m boisterous; he’d like to get to know you better, too. Watson was developed by IBM and named after the company’s first CEO and industrialist Thomas J. Watson. You may remember him from “Jeopardy!” — the supercomputer that played the TV game show against the winningest humans in history. He handily beat Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in 2011 and took home the $1 million prize. To ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:46 pm
Opeyemi Awe ’15 wins the Watson Fellowship
On Monday, March 16, Grinnell College announced that SGA President Opeyemi Awe ’15 was the College’s newest recipient of the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. […]
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 9:39 pm
The Forgotten Offices That Shaped Apple,
Online, Apple, Facebook, and Google are competing to control the future of technology. Offline, they are competing to build the future of corporate architecture—small cities nestled in the Silicon Valley suburbs that are designed by some of the most famous architects alive today. It’s a space race. Literally. Read more...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 12:26 pm
Two Rice University students awarded Watson
Two seniors from Rice University have been awarded a 2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. This highly competitive award will provide $30,000 each to Zach Bielak and Lydia Smith for a year of internationa
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 1:54 am
Lorentzsen Center holds luncheon
Thomas J. Watson
The Lorentzsen Center for Faith and Work, part of the Concordia College Offutt School of Business, will hold a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sep. 9 at the Ramada in Bismarck. Joe Wiegand will speak on "Memories of 9/11, through the Eyes of Theodore ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:09 am
Your voice may tell if you will develop
In a proof-of-principle study, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center found that the computerised analysis provided a more accurate classification than clinical ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:26 am
Graduates, go and have an epic adventure
Greetings, graduates, and nice timing. I have no idea how all of you people are going to find jobs. But I do have advice: Go away. Many of you are ahead of me on this, planning epic road trips or European backpack expeditions. That’s good. And many of ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:48 am
IBM's 21st Century Transition Is Failing
Some investors attribute IBM's (NYSE:IBM) poor 21st Century performance to a short-term technology lapse. They believe that if IBM can just get its technical mojo back - in areas such as cloud, security, data, analytics and mobile - it will recover. These ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:05 pm
A final Belfast Summer Nights
After studies at Middlebury College, he was awarded a Thomas J Watson fellowship to spend a postgraduate year in Africa, Asia and Europe studying music that transforms labor into something between work and play. The Leaky Boot Jug Band is a Waldo County ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:39 am