29 May '15, 12pm

IBM Watson's Recent Acquisitions Might Make It a Knowledge Machine You Can Actually Use

IBM Watson has been buying some interesting companies and technologies lately: Cognea , a company that had developed a “conversational artificial intelligence program” meant to provide more natural interactions than current voice-controlled assistants like Siri and Cortana. AlchemyAPI , a company that provides natural language processing and image recognition as an on-demand service. Blekko , an alternative search engine known (as much as it was) for its classification and filtering of results Looking at these capabilities all together provides some hints about Watson’s current weaknesses as well as IBM’s long-term plan for the system. All three are customer-facing technologies which provide different ways to interact with Watson’s collection of data and analytics capabilities. “IBM has put a lot of different stuff under the Watson umbrella. There are a lot of disparate te...

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