Tag: Watson supercomputer
Watson humbles humans on match’s second night.
Computer’s deafness costs it a decisive win.
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.