Inside IBM Research: 2014-2015 episodes       

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Inside IBM Research: 2014-2015 episodes - overview


 

 
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Volunteers and algorithms deliver funds Kush Varshney How mobile technology is making cash transfers to Kenya and Uganda’s poor. TRANSCRIPT
     
Will Crowdsourcing and Data Stem the Ebola Outbreak Saska Mojsilovic How "data maps" are helping public health teams stem the spread of a highly infectious disease.
     
Keeping data in the neighborhood Fadi Gebara IBM and its OpenPower Foundation partners are bringing the data-centric paradigm to scientific, engineering and national security data projects at the Lawrence Livermore and Oak Ridge National Laboratories.
     
Identity Mixer: Letting the right people know just enough Gregory Neven Identity Mixer is an open source, cloud-based technology that encrypts, or securely encodes, your generic identity so that hackers cannot steal personal data — and websites will not have the near-impossible burden of protecting it.
     
Cool microservers power cosmology big data project Matteo Cossale A collaboration involving IBM Research, The Netherlands’ ASTRON and the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will make possible the collection and big data analysis of radio signals from deep space.
     
A career in uniting theory and practice Ron Fagin What does it take to become an IBM Fellow? For one, it helps to win best paper awards year in and year out. But what does it take to do that?
     
Containing Ebola with mathematical modeling Kun Hu The Spatio-Temporal Epidemiological Modeler, a mathematical tool, lets researchers simulate the evolution of highly contagious diseases such as Ebola, with the goal of understanding them and, ideally, preventing their spread altogether. TRANSCRIPT
     
Using Nanotech and the Human Body to Power Gadgets Siegfried Karg Researchers are using nanotechnology to make thermoelectric energy efficient enough to power medical devices and wearable gadgets. TRANSCRIPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated on June 22, 2015