Tag: IBM Watson
University of Southern California students compete to identify Watson’s next gig.
Since its infamous Jeopardy win over a year ago, IBM’s AI-darling Watson has been busy establishing real-world relationships in the financial and health care sectors. This month, IBM representatives revealed Watson’s next steps in a live Twitter chat.
IBM and Sloan-Kettering turn technology into cancer fighter.
IBM and Citigroup introduce the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer to the financial industry.
IBM Watson is a general-purpose learning machine says its project lead.
The supercomputing biz seems to have shaken off most of the after-effects of the global recession, with scads of new deployments large and small around the world. China, in particular, continued its big push into HPC, notching its first home-grown super. And Japan ushered in the era of 10-petaflop supercomputing this year with its world-beating K Computer. But, as always, not all the HPC news was rosy. Here are the top hits and misses for the year.
IBM Watson to start new job as WellPoint analyst.
The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover Watson’s university friends, RWTH Aachen University’s new Bull supercomputer, the University of Florida’s reconfigurable supercomputer, NICS Puppet installation, and Web-style visualizations.
The displacement of jobs by computers is just getting started.
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.