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  • Watson's triumph

    Mar 27, 2012

    IBM’s Watson has beat the best human Jeopardy competitors. Playing and winning Jeopardy requires associative thinking, even intuition. How did the IBM team achieve this in a machine?

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  • Accenture maps eight trends that redefine IT

    Mar 27, 2012

    Accenture’s 2011 Technology Vision report identifies eight trends that will drive the future of IT. According to Accenture, the IT in future will be dominated by data, with social platforms evolving as a new source of business intelligence, and cloud computing delivering on IT's role as a driver of business growth.

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  • Stephen Wolfram, the man behind Wolfram Alpha

    Mar 27, 2012

    The Guardian features a great in depth article about Wolfram Alpha and Stephen Wolfram, the man behind it. Wolfram Alpha, as he puts it, is a computational knowledge engine. Wolfram Alpha was not designed as a search engine but as a "answer machine". But how can a machine produce useful answers - that is, when user don't just type in keywords to search for?

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  • Google testing voice search

    Mar 27, 2012

    No need to type anymore: Google is testing its voice search. A group of selected users can search just with their voice and a mic.

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  • More than a simple web search

    Mar 27, 2012

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