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Posted on 17 February 2018 | 9:05 am
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Orange County BreezeWeather in northwest Orange County for Saturday, February 17, 2018Orange County Breeze1874 Birth of Thomas J. Watson Sr., US industrialist. 1908 Birth of Walter Lanier “Red” Barber, baseball announcer for the Cincinnati Reds, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Yankees. 1909 Apache chief Geronimo dies of pneumonia at age 80, while ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 12:04 am
The era of quantum computing? Not quite yet
WikiTribuneThe era of quantum computing? Not quite yetWikiTribuneCanadian company D-Wave Systems is the first in the world to produce and sell commercial quantum computers, with customers including Google and NASA. Others, such as IBM, sell time usage. The public can now register online and access IBM's five and 16 ...
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 4:18 am
Meet the 2018 Watson Fellowship nominees -
Union College (press release)Meet the 2018 Watson Fellowship nomineesUnion College (press release)On the 50th anniversary of the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, the campus selection committee has been busier than usual, with 19 applications – one of the largest pools in Union history. In the end, four seniors were nominated for the $30,000 ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 8:41 am
Composer Robert Sirota's BIRDS OF PARADISE
Composer Robert Sirota's BIRDS OF PARADISE To Be Performed at Manhattan School of Music on Faculty RecitalBroadway WorldOn Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:30pm, composer Robert Sirota's Birds of Paradise - performed by flutist Linda Chesis, clarinetist David Valbuena, and pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine - will be presented on flutist Linda Chesis' Manhattan School of Music ...
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 7:12 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