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IBM Fellow Shivakumar Vaithyanathan: You need to have passion. Everything else can be learned.
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IBM Fellow Shivakumar Vaithyanathan: You need to have passion. Everything else can be learned.

Shivakumar Vaithyanathan Senior Manager, Cognitive Computing Connect on LinkedIn Before daybreak. While on vacation with his family in Chennai, India. That’s when Shivakumar “Shiv” Vaithyanathan received the call that he had been named to IBM’s top technical rank of Fellow. “Even though it was early, as [IBM Senior Vice President and Director of Research] John Kelly … Continue reading

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Big Brains, Small Films: Protecting Passwords in the Cloud.

In the 2000 film “Memento” by Christopher Nolan, the protagonist suffers from short-term memory loss. Throughout the film he meets several so-called friends, but due to his condition he never really knows if they are trustworthy or if they are trying to steal something from him. “This scenario got us thinking because it leads to … Continue reading

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Opening Up the World to Everyone

Chieko Asakawa talks about the need for accessibility “Accessibility,” says Chieko Asakawa, “is about enabling human capability through innovation so that everyone can reach their full potential, regardless of age or ability.” Asakawa is an IBM Fellow and research scientist, computer science, in IBM Research–Tokyo and knows of what she speaks. But for Asakawa, the subject is … Continue reading