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IBM's Watson: 1. Human Jeopardy Contestants: 0.

A common mortal might be able to best a computer in the strategic game of Chess, but when it comes to the TV game show Jeopardy, humanity is batting 0-for-1. New video from Engadget shows IBM's Watson question-answer supercomputer putting the hurt on Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings (74 wins in a row, during his heyday) [...]

By |January 16th, 2011|news|Comments Off on IBM's Watson: 1. Human Jeopardy Contestants: 0.

Jeopardy Champs Beaten By IBM Supercomputer

  Written by James Swift on Saturday, January 15, 2011 Jeopardy Champs Beaten By IBM Supercomputer IBM(IBM) is well known for building super machines that are designed to head to head with humans in different settings. They were the minds behind Big Blue, the chess playing computer that was designed to beat chess masters. Sadly the [...]

By |January 15th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Jeopardy Champs Beaten By IBM Supercomputer

Quiz pits IBM machine against human brainboxes

Gallery By Stewart Mitchell Posted on 15 Dec 2010 at 12:47 IBM will put the wits of one of its development computer systems against two quiz champions in a man versus machine version of the US game show Jeopardy. The event will see a program dubbed “Watson” take on two Jeopardy multiple champions next February [...]

By |December 17th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Quiz pits IBM machine against human brainboxes

Can a computer win 'Jeopardy'?

What is Watson, the machine that's aiming to give "Jeopardy!'s" most brilliant minds a run for their money? That's the answer to the game show's big upcoming stunt-casting question. The IBM-created artificial intelligence -- three years in the making, named after IBM founder Thomas J. Watson -- will appear on-air alongside "Jeopardy!" champs Ken Jennings [...]

By |December 16th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Can a computer win 'Jeopardy'?

'Jeopardy!' will pit man vs. Machine – Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter to Play

Jeopardy! will pit man versus machine come February 2011. Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, two of Jeoprady!'s most successful champions, will pair up to go against an IBM machine! Will the match be as thrilling as when an IBM machine went against chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997?The IBM machine, named Watson, has already played [...]

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