dev@insight is our playground for the techs that are coding the Insight Economy. Software developers, architects and designers, drop in to dev@ for technical insight on Watson, Spark, Analytics, Bluemix, Mobile, Security and more. dev@insight features the following activities scheduled Monday through Wednesday from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the South Convention Center, Level 1, Solution EXPO, Bayside C&D.


20 minute back-to-back lightning talks on technical topics.


Meet the experts behind the technology as they host "Ask Me Anything" open hours. See their latest demos and get the answers to your questions.


Go heads down and hands on with these self directed labs designed to be completed in 15 minutes. There's no better way to learn than to try!

dev@insight is also open during all EXPO hours so you can come Play and Chill. We'll have fun technology demos such as drones, a scavenger hunt, rock paper scissors and more. And of course, lots of open seating and open plugs so you can recharge yourself and your devices.

Get your dev@insight T-Shirt

Get "Straight to the Point(s)" to claim your cool dev@insight T-Shirt. For every activity you complete in dev@insight you get points. Listen to a Lightning Talk? Get Points. Network with an Expert? Get Points. Complete a Lab? Get Points. Get 800 points and you get a T-Shirt. What are you waiting for?

Up Periscope!

Find dev@insight on Periscope. If you can't make it over to dev@insight, let dev@insight come to you, via Periscope. All dev@insight lightning talks are broadcast over Periscope. Download the app, and look us up, and tune in. We're live, Monday to Friday, 12:00 - 3:00pm.

Week at a Glance

dev@insight offers daily lightning talks, labs and demos scheduled Monday through Wednesday from 12pm-3pm. Each day offers a special focus on key topics and technologies.


Monday is Big Data day at dev@insight.

To extract meaningful value from big data, you need optimal processing power, analytics capabilities and skills. Join us at dev@insight from 12-3 for:

Will you be IBM's next Rock, Paper, Scissors victim?

In 1997, IBM's Big Blue defeated Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov. In 2011, IBM's Watson defeated two of Jeopardy's greatest grand champions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Now in 2015, IBM's is plotting a course for world Rock, Paper, Scissors domination. Come to dev@insight to see if you can beat IBM Analytics for Apache® Spark™ at Rock, Paper, Scissors. If you thought Rock, Paper, Scissors was a game of chance, you were wrong. It's all about analytics. IBM vs. You. It's go time!


Tuesday is Strategic Partnership day at dev@insight.

Today at dev@insight, we focus on our strategic data partnerships with Twitter and The Weather Channel. With more types and sources of data available than ever before, analytics based insight is redefining the boundaries of what's possible for individuals and organizations. Join us from 12-3 for:

We seriously have a 3D Printed Car and a Robot Driver.

Yes, seriously. Local Motors, the creators of the world's first world's first 3D-printed car, have outfitted UNLV with a highway-ready 3D-printed car. UNLV is working to equip the vehicle with autonomy sensory equipment that will allow its robot, DRC-Hubo, to drive the vehicle. Come to dev@insight during the EXPO reception from 5.00-7.00 to see how UNLV is driving the technology of tomorrow.

Judgement Day for Hack the Weather Finalists

IBM and The Weather Company recently co-sponsored the Hack the Weather hackathon. At the hackathon, data professionals learned to think creatively about weather-related solutions when IBM and TWC provided participants with vast weather APIs and challenged them to build a data product in three days. Come witness the final judging from 2.00 - 3.00 at dev@insight to see which of the two finalists will be crowned champion, and walk away with the $5,000 grand prize!


It's Watson Wednesday day at dev@insight.

Watson Analytics offers you the benefits of advanced analytics without the complexity. Join us at dev@insight from 12-3 to learn how you can leverage Watson in your applications with:

Find your Celebrity Twitter Twin!

Powered by IBM Watson Personality Insights, the Celebrity Match Up will analyze your Twitter feed and identify the celebrity whose twitter presence most closely resembles your own. Come see how you measure up! All participants earn 100 points towards a dev@insight T-Shirt!

Watch This!

We have the Apple Watch in the house today, as IBM engineer Andy Trice talks about "Apple Watch, Wearables, and Mobile Data with IBM MobileFirst".

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20 min lightning talks you don't want to miss!


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You'll learn more in these self-directed 15 minute labs than your manager will learn all week!