Presentation: Building Cognitive Applications



1:40pm - 2:30pm

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The more we interact with “smart apps,” the more we hear the word “cognitive” being thrown around. But what actually does this imply? What is a cognitive application? Can I make my app smarter? Can I make my app cognitive? In this session we'll be covering what these buzzwords mean and how to enhance your application with IBM Watson services.

We'll build up an application from scratch and we'll discuss how to integrate Watson into your existing application.

Speaker: Jonathan Kaufman

Developer Advocate for IBM Emerging Technology

Jonathan Kaufman is a Developer Advocate for IBM Emerging Technology currently residing in Cambridge, MA. After getting a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University, he worked on all things front-end for IBM Verse. When not blogging about why React is his favorite framework, or how to do build awesome apps with IBM Bluemix and Watson, he can be found working on the intersection between music and technology.

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