Thursday, June 17, 2010

Living in the Future, part 5 - Watson's Jeopardy! Debut

Scientists at IBM have developed Watson, a computer capable of interpreting questions in "natural language" ... complete with context clues and the nuances of everyday speech. Watson will get a chance to compete on Jeopardy! sometime as early as Fall. But "he" is already tearing up the competition in practice rounds.

Check out this great Times Magazine article, or compete against Watson here!

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