Smartest Machine On Earth


May 24, 2014

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'Watson', an IBM computing system, is gearing up for a first-of-its-kind challenge - taking on the most successful human contestants on the game show, Jeopardy!. With a brain the size of 2,400 home computers and a database of about 10 million documents, will Watson be able to compute its way to victory and a 1 million dollar prize? Win or lose, the difficulty of mimicking the human thought process with software is showing artificial-intelligence researchers that there's more than one way to be ...