over 7 years ago

Another IBM Watson Contest Starts Now!

Hi folks. It's official - another IBM Watson contest just went live!


Please check it out at: http://watson-dev-challenge.devpost.com/


Happy hacking,


-The Watson Developer RelationsTEam

over 7 years ago

And the of the first ever Watson Developer Challenge winner is...

Thanks to all 190 participants and the 22 teams that submitted projects. We had a lot of really promising hacks and a few that made selecting one winner difficult.

But we did have to select one winner of the Gear VR + Samsung Galaxy S6 bundle, and so congratulations to Giflî who we have selected as the winning project for the first ever Samsung Developer Challenge.

Their project has a lot of promise for those of us who have to speak in front of people often, hate powerpoints and would love for a service like Watson to just know what…

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over 7 years ago

Late Submissions, Judging & The Future

We understand that there were some issues in the final minutese of the challenge, and so we have enabled late entries to be submitted TODAY ONLY using this link:


Please also give your justification as to why you needed to submit late - the best reasons are "I submitted on time, but it failed to go through" and similar reasons. "I required extra time to polish my hack" is not a valid reason for late submission.

Regarding Judging, we are taking this week to consider all submissions and will deliver the results next week at IBM's Interconnect conference -

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over 7 years ago

[REMINDER] Today is the FINAL day to submit

Just a reminder that participants have until midnight Pacific Coast Time (-8 GMT) today Friday February 12th to submit their projects. If you have questions, the Slack is always available.

Happy submitting!


over 7 years ago

[UPDATE] Special Watson Office Hours This Week


We will be hosting special office hours every day this week - for 4 hours each day from Monday through Friday 10am PST / 1pm ET (GMT -8/5) until 2pm PST / 5pm ET (GMT -8/5) - via Slack.

If you haven't yet joined our slack get your free invite and join #WatsonDevChallenge. 

Remember this is the final week and submissions are due midnight February 12th PST (GMT -8) so take advantage of our team and get the help you need!

Happy hacking.



over 7 years ago

[UPDATE] Submission Gallery - Watson Developer Challenge

Hi folks,

We received our first project submission last week, over two weeks before the deadline, and that means that the Submission Gallery is open for business:


Here you can view others' submissions as well as your own.

Remember, the submission period is open from now until two weeks from now, ending at midnight Pacific Standard Time on February 12th. Judging will commence the following week and winners will be announced at IBM's Interconnect conference on the week of February 22nd.

Questions? Join our slack channel via instant invite

Or ask questions in the Devpost discussion forum 


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over 7 years ago

Watson Developer Challenge Submission Deadline

Hi folks,

Don't forget you've got until the end of Friday, February 12th Pacific Coast Time (GMT -8) to submit your project. 

If you have questions us the Discussions tab on Devpost or join our slack channel via invite.


Michael Ludden

Twitter: @Michael_Ludden