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Highlights Of Watson: The Smartest Machine on Earth

Watch the story of Watson – the Smartest Machine on Earth, and how the IBM team behind the computer made history by dominating over Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings in jeopardy. I watched this film on NOVA | PBS, and … Continue reading

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IBM Watson: The Next Grand Challenge

In the tradition of IBM’s grand challenges such as Deep Blue with chess and Blue Gene with the human genome, Watson is the next scientific breakthrough with natural language processing on Jeopardy. NEW YORK (TheStreet) — IBM execs and Jeopardy! … Continue reading

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IBM “Watson” System And The Jeopardy Challenge

Jeopardy! challenges even the best human minds. Can a computer win the game? Premiering February 9, 2011 at 10pm on PBS Just as IBM set its sights on defeating a chess Grandmaster with Deep Blue in 1997, the company’s scientists … Continue reading

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