Watson Wins

Reigning all-time “Jeopardy!” champions have finally met their match in the form of a super-computer.

Watson, a computer machine the size of 10 refrigerators developed by IBM, took on quiz show champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter last week, defeating them both by a landslide. Watson had no problems answering a group of questions about female archeologists, and repeatedly rang his buzzer before either of his human competitors gave the answers or questions in this case, in a calm male voice.

“Jeopardy” Champs No Match for IBM Super-Computer | Internetbits – Net News

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