Learn the Watson API

Use IBM's Personality Insights API to analyze traits shared between two Twitter users.

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Why Learn the Watson API?

IBM Watson is one of the most powerful AI systems in the world. Learn how to plug your code into the Watson API to use its amazing functionality.

Take-Away Skills:

In this course, you’ll use Python to interact with the Twitter API and IBM’s Personality Insights API in order to analyze traits shared between two Twitter users.

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What you'll learn

  1. 1
    In this unit, you’ll learn about two powerful IBM products: Bluemix, a cloud development platform, and Watson, a collection of powerful, cognitive APIs.
  2. 2
    The Celebrity Match application require a couple of third-party Python packages. In this unit, you’ll install the packages using PIP, Python’s package manager.
  3. 3
    In this unit, you’ll learn how to set up and authenticate the Twitter API in order to retrieve content from public Twitter accounts.
  4. 4
    In this unit, learn how to set up and use Watson’s Personality Insights API to analyze bodies of authored content.
  5. 5
    In this unit you’ll add critical Python functions to analyze and display the final personality results for two Twitter users.
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