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March 12, 2015

IBM’s Watson learns how to cook

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IBM’s Watson supercomputer now has a food truck making its debut at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas this week. After winning Jeopardy in 2011 against two esteemed champions, Watson’s processing capacity was applied to how to analyze about 35,000 existing recipes and nearly 1,000 flavor compounds in order to make educated guesses on palatable and innovative flavor combinations. The process in the recipe design is simple, put in an ingredient, the type of dish, and a particular region, and Watson will create a bunch of recipes.

For more information, check out this article and associated video from The Verge.

July 7, 2010

IBM installs hot water cooled supercomputer


Aquasar uses waste hot water left over from the process of heating the buildings at the school to cool the system

IBM has delivered a water-cooled supercomputer to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), marking a new era in energy-aware computing.

July 1, 2010

Saying it out loud: IBM is moving to Firefox as its default browser

Bob Sutor, IBM Software Group:
I talk a lot about software in this blog but most of the discussion is at the personal level: I tried this, I experimented with that. I hardly ever talk about what I use for doing my IBM business and more rarely still do I talk about IBM’s internal policies about software use. This entry is different, and gives you a bit of a view inside the company. (more…)

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