Will IBM’s Deep Thunder Finally be the Key to Accurate Weather Forecasting?

Traditionally, government organizations (NOAA) and private companies (the Weather Company) have collected massive amounts of data via satellites and sensors, but weather forecasting models have had mixed success. IBM’s purchase of TWC in 2016 combines this data with a refined model to provide a hyper-local forecasting system that could revolutionize natural disaster preparation efforts globally.

Overpromising and Underdelivering at Sloan Kettering: is AI Still ‘Human’ After All?

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The introduction of artificial intelligence to healthcare has sent shockwaves through the system with the promise of dramatic increases in quality of care and organizational efficiencies coupled with much needed cost reductions. The promise of AI in healthcare predicts a futuristic world where machines are primary and human doctors are secondary. The reality is tempered by the many challenges facing the widespread adoption of AI in US hospitals. A review of the adoption of IBM Watson Health at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center provides a case study.