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Must See TV: IBM Watson Heads for Jeopardy Showdown

Feb 9, 2011 |

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

Jan 20, 2011 |

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.

IBM’s Watson Goes Where No Machine Has Gone Before

Jan 13, 2011 |

Supercomputer brings AI to primetime television — and it’s not science fiction.

Machine Learns Language Starting with the Facts

Oct 5, 2010 |

When it comes to understanding the meaning of language, humans still have the clear edge over computers.

What Is I.B.M.’s Watson?

Jun 16, 2010 |

Big Blue’s latest super gearing up for Jeopardy debut.

IBM’s Jeopardy-Playing Machine Can Now Beat Human Contestants

Feb 11, 2010 |

‘Watson’ super being readied for public challenge.

Google Demos Image Rec ‘Quantum Computer’

Dec 15, 2009 |

Web giant hooks up with D-Wave to develop quantum computing application.

Rethinking Artificial Intelligence: Researchers Hope to Produce ‘Co-Processors’ for the Human Mind

Dec 7, 2009 |

New project at MIT aims to reinvent AI.

Intel CTO: Machines Could Ultimately Match Human Intelligence

Sep 22, 2009 |

Intel CTO Justin Rattner thinks computers may soon exhibit humans-like capabilities.

Alex, I’ll Take Supercomputing for $1000

Apr 29, 2009 |

An IBM supercomputer is getting ready to beat trivia masters at their own game.

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