Quantum computing goes beyond hydrogen and
Thomas J. Watson
Chemical & Engineering NewsQuantum computing goes beyond hydrogen and heliumChemical & Engineering NewsAbhinav Kandala, Antonio Mezzacapo, and coworkers at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center have now used six of the qubits on a 7-qubit quantum computer processor to calculate the ground-state energies of lithium hydride and beryllium hydride ...and more »
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 4:36 pm
Obituary: William Eric Hall , 64, of Clinton
Patch.comObituary: William Eric Hall , 64, of ClintonPatch.comHe graduated with highest honors in 1975 from the Electrical Engineering program at Drexel University, Philadelphia PA. He was as an applied research scientist. Over the last 25 years he has been an integral member of the Thomas J. Watson Labs at IBM, ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 8:45 am
AI Holds Promise of Improving Doctors'
Wall Street Journal (subscription)AI Holds Promise of Improving Doctors' DiagnosesWall Street Journal (subscription)“The goal is to scale the expertise of the clinician,” says John Smith, an IBM research fellow and manager of multimedia and vision at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. “The computer can see a lot more data than any clinician can ever see.” There ...
Posted on 12 September 2017 | 7:43 am
College of Engineering Welcomes New
College of Engineering Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty MembersUniversity of Arkansas NewswireHe previously held positions at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center and the National University of Singapore. His research interests include the applications of statistical and data analytics methods in solving real-world problems in broad areas ...
Posted on 10 September 2017 | 10:17 pm
Be a better person, and you'll be a better
Santa Clarita Valley SignalBe a better person, and you'll be a better leaderSanta Clarita Valley SignalA story is told about IBM founder Thomas J. Watson Sr., who one day called a young vice president into his office to review his work. The young executive had just spent ten million dollars on a research project that failed completely. When the vice ...
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 8:04 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