I’m Bringing IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson to the Classroom

I am very happy to announce that students enrolled in my “Intro to Programming and Problem Solving” class at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington will be using IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson this week in class. Students will be building a language translation program and a tone analyzer program using the Python programming language. Many thanksContinue reading “I’m Bringing IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson to the Classroom”

Network World: What’s next for IBM’s enterprise social business

IBM Enterprise Social Solutions GM Jeff Schick emceed the company’s recent Connect conference in Orlando, where Big Blue updated customers and partners on its latest collaboration, mobile and cloud efforts, emphasizing a message of “Make Every Moment Count.” Schick managed to squeeze in a few of those precious moments for reporters to follow up withContinue reading “Network World: What’s next for IBM’s enterprise social business”

Say What? IBM and Education

Last night the Dean of my divison at the college sent an email that she received from the Washington State, Center of Excellence. In the email were many things, but one of those things caught my attention. Here it is: The IBM BlueMix team offers IT instructors to enroll in a “no-charge” program called “IBMContinue reading “Say What? IBM and Education”

Network World: In Search of IBM Verse

Network World’s Bob Brown published an article entitled “In Search of Verse” where he talks about Verse and Toscana. It’s a nice summary and worth a read. It’s been almost exactly 10 months since IBM formally launched its analytics-infused messaging system called Verse, and while the company’s announcement of “software for a new way toContinue reading “Network World: In Search of IBM Verse”