Tag: artificial intelligence
Jeopardy’s first ever “man-versus-machine” contest has us all wondering about the future of artificial intelligence.
Next week the IBM supercomputer known as “Watson” will take on two of the most accomplished Jeopardy players of all time, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, in a three-game match starting on February 14. If Watson manages to best the humans, it will represent the most important advance in machine intelligence since IBM’s “Deep Blue” beat chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov in 1997. But this time around, the company also plans to make a business case for the technology. Trivial pursuit this is not.
The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week,
condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover Durham
University’s newest “Cosmology Machine”; NetApp’s Engenio acquisition;
the 2010 ACM Turing Award winner; SGI’s ArcFiniti storage archive; and
an MRAM data storage advance worthy of patenting.
Supercomputer brings AI to primetime television — and it’s not science fiction.
When it comes to understanding the meaning of language, humans still have the clear edge over computers.
Big Blue’s latest super gearing up for Jeopardy debut.
‘Watson’ super being readied for public challenge.
Web giant hooks up with D-Wave to develop quantum computing application.
New project at MIT aims to reinvent AI.
Intel CTO Justin Rattner thinks computers may soon exhibit humans-like capabilities.