This last week we have been lucky to have Joseph with us on work experience from Cams Hill School in Fareham. He was able to work on a few of our current projects and describes the experience below.
Joseph with David celebrating a successful work experience!
Hi, I’m Joe and I have been gifted with the opportunity of working with KnowNow for a week.
I am 15 and I love computers and programming. For my Work Experience I was delighted to know that KnowNow were happy to take me on.
In school we had been had been using tools such as Raspberry Pi‘s to create our own minecraft servers.
I also was part of a club of programmers in our school. We use languages such as HTML and CSS to provide more online applications for teachers.
We just said goodbye to two excellent summer students, one undergraduate and one post grad masters. They have been working on a customer project using IBM’s cognitive computing system, Watson.
The Cognitive Adventurer – David Ralph
David Ralph is a Masters student having graduated with a Bachelors degree from the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth. Responsible for the development of the API and the backend services. David enjoyed using Bluemix to rapidly create the customer service and in particular the Watson cognitive capabilities.
We have used machine learning to perform intelligent analysis of our information sources to generate content for our users which offers valuable business insights.
Front-End Guru – Jack Mason
Jack Mason is a second-year undergraduate also from the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, studying Web Technologies. He is responsible for the front end and the user experience. Jack enjoyed the opportunity to make his own choice of enabling technologies for the project. Continue reading