Blue Gene/Q tackles major challenges of the day, delivers up to 100 petaflops at peak performance
Date added: 2011-11-15
When Blue Gene/Q is fully deployed in 2012 at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the system, named “Sequoia”, is expected to achieve 20 petaflops at peak performance, marking it as one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.
IBM and Jeopardy! Relive History with Encore Presentation of Jeopardy!: The IBM Challenge
Date added: 2011-08-30
IBM's Watson computer system, powered by IBM POWER7, competes against Jeopardy!'s two most successful and celebrated contestants -- Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Jeopardy! will broadcast an encore presentation of the first-ever man vs. machine Jeopardy! competition airing on September 12, 13 and 14, 2011.
IBM's John Kelly Introduces the Watson Computer System at a News Conference
Date added: 2011-08-30
John E. Kelly III, IBM Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research introduces IBM's Watson computer system to the media during a press conference at IBM's Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY on January 13, 2011. Watson competed against Jeopardy!'s two most successful and celebrated contestants -- Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter -- in the first-ever man vs. machine Jeopardy! competition, which aired on February 14, 15 and 16, 2011, with two matches being played over three consecutive days. Jeopardy! will broadcast an encore presentation of the Jeopardy!: The IBM Challenge on September 12, 13 and 14, 2011.
Congressional Members Vs. Watson
Date added: 2011-03-07
Dr. Eric Brown from IBM Research preps four members of congress - Jared Polis (D-Colo.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Jim Himes (D-Conn.), Rush Holt (D-N.J.) - for an exhibition game against IBM's Watson on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. The match fostered a conversation among government leaders about the importance of IT to U.S. global competitiveness and encouraged greater focus on math and science education. Final score: Watson $40,300, Congressional Members $30,000. (Feature Photo Service)
Carnegie Mellon University Researchers Collaborate With IBM Researchers
Date added: 2011-02-11
A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, led by Eric Nyberg, professor, Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, are collaborating with IBM researchers to develop the Question Answering (QA) technology that enables the "Watson" computing system, which will compete against humans on the quiz show, Jeopardy!, airing February 14-16.