Chihuahua or Muffin, revisited.

I just finished reading Maria Yao‘s article “Chihuahua OR Muffin? Searching For The Best Computer Vision API“. It’s a fun read, but I felt it didn’t really show off the power of Watson Visual Recognition. For the demo in the article, the general classifier was being used. One of the main advantages of Watson Visual […]

I have no confidence in Entities.

I have something I need to confess. I have a personal hatred of Entities. At least in their current form. There is a difference between deterministic and probabilisitic programming, that a lot of developers new to Watson find it hard to switch to. Entities bring them back to that warm place of normal development. For […]

Manufacturing Intent

Let me start this article with a warning: ¬†Manufacturing questions causes more problems than it solves. Sure the documentation, and many videos say the reverse. But they tend to give examples that have a narrow scope. Take the car demo for example. It works because there is a common domain language that everyone who uses […]