AI is changing the world

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL) have become such buzzwords, that we hear them quite often. But what exactly is the difference between them? In brief, AI tries to make computers intelligent to mimic the cognitive functions of humans. So, Artificial Intelligence is a general field with a broad scope including Computer Vision, Language Processing, Creativity, and Summarization. Machine Learning is the branch of AI that covers the statistical part of artificial intelligence. It teaches the computer to solve problems by looking at hundreds or thousands of examples, learning from them, and then using that experience…


Data Science and AI Wednesdays, IBM Developer

IBM Developer Advocates Anam Mahmood and Sidra Ahmed conducted a workshop on 3rd February. Their goal was to show how everyone can easily use Jupyter Notebooks in IBM Watson Studio to run small pieces of code that process your data and immediately show you the results of your computation in an interactive environment and quickly build machine learning models.

The session was divided into two sections. The first half of the workshop was led by Sidra, where she welcomed the audience and talked about the agenda. …


IBM Developer Data Science and AI Wednesdays

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the ability of a computer system to act like a human being by performing tasks that you would normally associate with humans, so tasks such as learning, communicating, self-correction, etc.

Some of the applications of AI include sifting large amounts of data and deriving insights from that data which can then help us make better decisions, these decisions can include predicting weather patterns, predicting the stock market trends, etc. AI can also be used to create tools like chatbots which can interact with 100’s of people at the same time. …


On 4th October 2020, IBM Developer Advocates Anam Mahmood and Sidra Ahmed conducted a workshop on how to “Enhance your Customer Experience with IBM Watson Discovery.”

The workshop was divided into two sections. The session was led by Anam Mahmood, where she talked about Watson Discovery.

“Watson discovery service is the insight engine of the Watson platform. And it was specifically built for taking large unstructured documents and returning an actual answer.”

Watson Discovery

She then explained about Smart Document Understanding, where you can train Watson Discovery to extract custom fields from your data. …


Your Path to AI: Fraud Prediction using AutoAI

Your Path to AI is a series of workshops to get you started on your path to becoming proficient in AI. Each session consists of important topics in the Data & AI methodology so that you can learn relevant concepts and understand what tools IBM provides along with open-source to make Your Path to AI easier.

Now wouldn’t it be convenient and stress-free to watch your Machine Learning pipeline workloads to be completely automated? …


Your Path to AI: Explore your data using IBM CloudPak for Data

Your Path to AI is a series of workshops to get you started on your path to becoming proficient in AI. Each session consists of important topics in the Data & AI methodology so that you can learn its concepts and what tool IBM provides along with open-source to make your Path to AI easier.

On October 14th, 2020, Explore your data using IBM CloudPak for data was conducted by IBM cloud developer advocates Anam Mahmood and Mridul Bhandari. …


80% of the data is unstructured. And the current problem we are facing is that we cannot use this unstructured data to make sense out of it, which results in lost revenue, missed opportunities, and increased cost.

Your path to AI is a series of workshops conducted by IBM to get you started on your journey to Data Science and AI. Each session consists of important Data & AI related topic to help you understand the underlying methodology and tools provided by IBM to make your journey easy.

On October 21st, 2020, Gain Insights from unstructured data using Waston was…


The Website for Accessibilty Guidelines: https://www.ibm.com/able/

Accessibility is about “Empathy” and not sympathy.

On 24th August 2020, U.A.E Developer Advocates, Anam Mahmood and Masa Abushamleh hosted a session at Step Conference Anywhere, on the new IBM Equal Access Toolkit. Through this session, we aimed to introduce the concept of accessibility and how you can incorporate accessibility into your software life cycle and make your websites and applications more accessible.

Accessibility is not just a practice. It’s a culture and a mindset!

The session started with Masa, explaining that

accessibility is not only about people with disabilities, but rather a practice of making sites accessible to additionally…

Anam Mahmood

Cloud Developer Advocate at IBM

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