Mark Watson

Java, Clojure, Haskell, and Ruby consultant specializing in artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, and web engineering


I am the author of 16 published books on Artificial Intelligence, Java, Ruby, Common LISP, Clojure, JavaScript, Semantic Web, NLP, C++, Linux, Scheme, and Windows.

I am currently too busy to accept new consulting projects.

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I specialize in artificial intelligence (AI) and web engineering projects.

My consulting customer list includes: Google, CompassLabs, Disney, Sitescout.com, Embed.ly, and Webmind Corporation.

My professional goals involve using knowledge management technology to help people live free and inspired lives. I believe that the Internet, privacy, security, and technology can enable individuals and organizations to thrive in a complex world.


My commercial products

kbsportal.com is my Ruby library for natural language processing. The KBSportal software is available for purchase.

My recent books

April 12, 2014: first edition of my book Build Intelligent Systems with JavaScript is now available for a minimum price of $4 in PDF, Kindle, and iPad formats.

July 21, 2013: a new 3rd edition of my book Loving Common Lisp, or the Savvy Programmer's Secret Weapon is now available for a minimum price of $4 in PDF, Kindle, and iPad formats.

June 29, 2013: a new 4th edition of my book Practical Artificial Intelligence Programming With Java is now available for a minimum price of $4 in PDF, Kindle, and iPad formats.

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