John Gordon

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Name: John Gordon
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

IBM touts Watson supercomputer to speed up scientific breakthroughs

(C) Feature Photo Service, Inc. 2014 Jon Simon/Feature Photo Service for IBM IBM has enhanced its Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show 'Jeopardy,' in an attempt to speed up the pace of scientific breakthroughs.This week IBM ... [Published FOXNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 8 reports

IBM's Watson goes from Jeopardy! player to scientist used by J

Bloomberg NewsNEW YORK - IBM wants you to know that its Watson technology can do more than win "Jeopardy!": It can now help accelerate scientific research and discoveries.IBM, in a peer-reviewed paper with Baylor College of Medicine, used the Watson Discovery ... [Published North Jersey.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Market Basket customers join staff in celebrating end to standoff

WEST BRIDGEWATER – Flanked by several of her Market Basket co-workers clad in white work uniforms, Jane Ponte celebrated an early Christmas on Thursday. Ponte, the kitchen manager at the West Bridgewater store, was among thousands of Market Basket employees ... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

IBM Watson’s Startling Cancer Coup

For the early part of its existence, IBM’s Watson supercomputer was a bit of a carnival act. It could perform feats of computational magic, win on Jeopardy, and whip up crazy burrito recipes at SXSW. But Watson is designed to become IBM’s money-making, ... [Published Time - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Looking Back (Aug. 27, 2014)

10 years ago• Apple Hill Orchard in Scott County, owned by Lee and Mary Elliot, won grand champion at the Illinois State Fair for Jonathan apples.• Emily Downs and Kyle Douglass were two of the servers at a dinner at First Baptist Church in Jacksonvi ... [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Designs for Bowling village will be revealed

:00THIS weekend, residents will have another chance to help shape the future of Bowling village.TRANSFORMATION: The railway arches at BowlingVillagers are being invited along to view the outcomes of a series of design workshops carried out over the past ... [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Boys Grow ... in more ways than one

They greet a visitor with a firm handshake, a steady smile and an offer to tour the facilities. See the goats? They’ll tell you their names (Beyoncé and Solange) and their plans to eventually breed them for goats milk.Or how about those chickens? Someone ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Accountability, transparency drive use of body cameras by Columbia police

COLUMBIA — When Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton saw body cameras at a conference, he decided he wanted to explore the technology further.The department already had two body cameras, but Burton wanted five more for the downtown unit that patrols the area ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Heat to continue next week

After Wednesday’s downpour greened up the area, a heat advisory could be in effect for Bowling Green this weekend, giving southcentral Kentucky a late August sizzle.Bowling Green was about 2 inches below normal yearly rainfall until Wednesday.Before that ... [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 reports

Greenberg: Getting Restaurant IPO Indignation

This article appeared Wednesday, Aug. 13, on RealMoney.SAN DIEGO (RealMoney) -- You could see this coming from a mile away: Noodles & Co. Regardless of what Noodles reports today, it faces the classic retail/restaurant dilemma for an initial public offering: ... [Published Harrisburg Daily Register - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Gordon, Marian Katherine - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 PST

(Full-size photo)GORDON, Marian Katherine 9/26/21 - 8/9/14 Marian Katherine (Wyatt) Gordon died peacefully on the eve of a Super Moon at Hospice House on August 9, 2014 with her family at her side. She was the first born of four children to Frank ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fredericksburg schools seeking IB program

BY High school students in Fredericksburg schools may soon be able to take International Baccalaureate courses.James Monroe High School will be a candidate for the IB program for the next two years and by the fall of 2016, students will be able to start ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Aug 06 2014]

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"watson has moved to helping researchers investigate the great unknown problems of our time"  John Gordon, vice president of IBM's Watson Group, told FoxNews.com...
"in the past, we've talked about how watson can help people find answers to things that are known" Watson Group vice president John Gordon said in a phone interview...
"This points them to the next great idea," Gordon said. "it's kind of watson becoming a scientist."
...However, the implications go far beyond lifelife sciences, Gordon said. "we've talked with clients in financial services about identifying risk in portfolios, in education about students and issues they're facing. there are lots of different industries that this can span across, and life science is just the beginning."

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IBM Watson hunts hidden connections in big data [Published V3.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
IBM sees broader role for Watson in aiding rese... [Published Business Spectator - Aug 28 2014]
How Watson Can Spark a Data-Driven R&D Revolution [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 28 2014]
How Watson Can Spark a Data-Driven R&D Revolution [Published The Street Latest - Aug 28 2014]
Designs for Bowling village will be revealed [Published Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter - Aug 27 2014]
Looking Back (Aug. 27, 2014) [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - Aug 27 2014]
Burger King buys Tim Hortons [Published IOL - Aug 27 2014]
Boys Grow ... in more ways than one [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
Accountability, transparency drive use of body ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 24 2014]
Obituaries Aug. 24, 2014 [Published High Point Enterprise - Aug 24 2014]
Heat to continue next week [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 21 2014]
Trial set in Siegel defamation case [Published Hanford Sentinel - Aug 21 2014]
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IBM Watson’s Startling Cancer Coup [Published TIME.com - Aug 28 2014]
For the early part of its existence, IBM’s Watson supercomputer was a bit of a carnival act. It could perform feats of computational magic, win on Jeopardy, and whip up crazy burrito recipes at SXSW. But Watson is designed to become IBM’s money-making, ...
IBM’s Watson transforms R&D through cognitive c... [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 28 2014]
IBM Watson Group vice president John Gordon outlines Watson’s new developments. ...
After El Pollo Loco’s Big Debut, Are Consumer I... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Jul 28 2014]
Shares of Mexican restaurant chain El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. flew the coop following its initial public offering Thursday, jumping 60% in first-day trading. That’s the best debut since Zoe's Kitchen Inc., a Mediterranean restaurant “concept,” ...
SIPA 2014 Annual Conference to Feature Publishi... [Published PR.com Press Releases - May 24 2014]
Washington, DC, May 24, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the digital content and information industries, has invited media to the Specialized Information Publishers Association’s ...
Watson goes back to school [Published FOX Business - Video - May 12 2014]
IBM Watson Solutions VP John Gordon on partnering with top technology universities to give students access to Watson. ...
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