IBM Info-Session/Workshop

Information Session | February 7 | 5-7 p.m. | Soda Hall, Wozniak Lounge (430-8)

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS)

Interested in artificial intelligence? Want to learn more about IBM Watson's cognitive APIs?

IBM will be hosting the IBM Watson Cognitive Computing Workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Wozniak Lounge! This workshop will show how cognitive computing applications are being built today and how you can access the Watson APIs, Watson IoT platform, and demos to inspire your app development. We will also show how the IBM Watson IoT platform extends the power of cognitive computing to the billions of connected devices, sensors and systems that comprise the IoT (Internet of Things).

Learn how to use IBM Watson's cognitive APIs: AlchemyAPI, Language Translator, Conversation, Tradeoff Analytics, Natural Language Classifier, Visual Recognition, Personality Insights

5:00 - 5:30 Check in
5:30 - 6:00 Overview & demos of IBM Cloud, Watson services
6:00 - 7:30 Hands-on labs

Come prepared!
- Laptop w/Firefox or Chrome installed
- Sign up for IBM Bluemix at
- Sign up for Twitter ( and Twilio (
- A cellphone with text messaging enabled is necessary to complete the optional Twilio/text messaging lab