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Entries from April 2015

Get Ready for the World Finals with ICPC Deputy Executive Director Jeff Donahoo

April 28th, 2015 · Comments

It's hard to believe, but the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Marrakech, Morocco, are just three weeks away! To help set the stage for the event, "Battle of the Brains" host Chas Kurtz sat down with Jeff Donahoo, ICPC Deputy Executive Director. Their conversation covers everything from event activities to helpful advice for competitors as they make their final preparations for the contest. 

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Tags: World Finals · ACM-ICPC · IBM · Marrakech

InterConnect 2015 Keynote Presentations

April 22nd, 2015 · Comments

Are you a programmer interested in Watson? Or an ICPC 2015 contestant intrigued by all of the possibilities offered by cloud computing? Or even just a tech enthusiast looking to broaden your knowledge?

If you’re reading this, odds are good that you’ve answered yes to at least one of those questions, so the videos below will certainly be right up your alley.

In February, IBM hosted its signature cloud and mobile conference, InterConnect 2015. The following thirteen keynote presentations were among the event highlights. If you couldn’t make it to Vegas for the conference, sit back and enjoy:


Tags: ACM-ICPC · Big Data · Cognititve Computing · Video · cloud computing · Watson