We often believe that a system that thinks can, or will, help us make decisions. A cognitive system is supposed to understand, perceive and solve problems — basically think. But this capability is made possible by a complex web of connected memories and knowledge acquired by the limitation of our respective “umwelts” (one’s surroundings or... Read more
IBM has led in the creation of patents for 21 years running. As hardware sales dried up and Cloud gained traction, they spent $6 billion in research between 2010-12. This year they are dropping $1 billion on making Watson a separate division.
They invented the ATM. They invented the swipe card. They’re part of the furniture of our technological culture. Of everybody’s. A company that is over a hundred years old, which has contributed to every step of the evolution of computing from tabulating machines to the floppy disk, hard drive, and the personal computer has worked hard and spent billions to keep pace as leaders.
I always encourage our team to see every TED talk available to ensure that our outlook on technology is challenged and inspired by thought leaders. But when David Eagleman, a well known neuroscientist and writer, showed up, I was exited to see what he would say to enlighten the general public with his fascinating work.... Read more
PRESS RELEASE ARLINGTON, MA – Dec. 9 2014 Darwin Ecosystem, LLC (Darwin) announced a strategic partnership today with IBM as an Application-Specific Licensing Partner, leveraging IBM relationships, technologies, and resources. The partnership makes Darwin’s tools and API available to customers and third parties to connect the power of IBM’s Big Data InfoSphere Streams to developers,... Read more
We recently had another very successful, filled to capacity, Big Data 2.0 meetup at Pay Pal’s downtown Boston offices, with Fern Halper, co-author of Big Data for Dummies, as the featured speaker. The feedback we received regarding our technology’s role in Big Data implementation strategies, namely tweetzup.com, is pertinent to discussions today on how to manage information overload. You... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO September 14 ,2012 – SAP presented its “SAP Big Data Startup of the Year” award to Tweather (code name for Darwin Ecosystem’s Tweetzup) after evaluating 70 companies at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in San Francisco, held September 10-12. The award is given to a company who understands and demonstrates its ability to process Big... Read more