05/07/2014 - UT Computer Science is partnering with IBM to launch a new cognitive computing course that gives students unprecedented access to one of IBM’s most prized innovations: Watson. UT-Austin is one of seven universities offering the new course this fall. Read more
06/15/2011 -   IBM Corp. will celebrate its 100-year anniversary Thursday an unusually long tenure for a company in the ever-changing technology industry. Austin has been part of IBM's history for less that half of that time, but the city has become one of the company's most important research and development hubs. With about 6,000 employees, Austin is IBM's second-largest single site in the U.S., although it's still less than 2 percent of the company's 400,000 employees worldwide. Read more
02/11/2011 - From: ZDNet | IBM to collaborate with universities on Watson's QA tech IBM and eight universities from around the world will collaborate on developing the company's Watson supercomputer and the question-answering technology behind it. The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science which will collaborate on automated reasoning and common sense Read more
02/11/2011 - From: The University of Texas at Austin - Know | Three cheers for Watson Count computer scientists Bruce Porter, Ray Mooney and Ken Barker among those cheering for the machine in the Jeopardy! Challenge, which pits two human Jeopardy! champions against Watson, a computer built by IBM Corp. Read more
06/07/2004 - In 2002, Defense Advances Research Projects Agency (DARPA) created a funding contest to build the world's fastest and most productive supercomputer. Read more
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