i-UG, the UK’s IBM i user group, is to hold a big event in Wolverhampton next month. Its winter conference will take place at the city’s Mount Hotel (pictured, above) on November 26 and is free to all i-UG members. Colin Spofford, i-UG secretary and treasurer, says: “This event would normally be a single stream […]
Opinion: Toy Story or Rise of The Machines?
Behold, your toddler’s next Power System client device will be a Watson-connected toy dinosaur. But am I the only one who finds the idea of letting a global megacorp’s A.I. communicate directly with our children slightly creepy? I ask because among this week’s media coverage of start-up toy firm Elemental Path’s plans to do just […]
Speedy website’s a winner with Power i and Watson
A German developer has combined the Power i’s strength with Watson’s savvy to carve out a niche in the hotel market. Kaufering-based IT consultant Rainer Ross used a Power 720 and IBM’s Watson Content Analytics software to create a new hotel search engine called myhofi (pictured). In a new report from Big Blue, Ross says: […]
Events: APSU holds three big Power8 launch events
Big British IBM business partner APSU is holding three major events to fly the flag for Power Systems. Its Technology Showcase events take place at Manchester United FC’s Old Trafford ground on June 24, London’s Canary Wharf on July 9 and the Silverstone racing circuit in Northamptonshire on September 16. Sky News presenter Martin Stanford […]