Watson Goes to Washington

March 2, 2011

New Jersey Congressman Rush Holt beat IBM's AI darling. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Watson Goes Undefeated in Three-Night Jeopardy Series

February 17, 2011

IBM super beats humans at their own game. Next up: calling Doctor Watson. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Supercomputer Pummels Jeopardy Champs

February 16, 2011

Watson humbles humans on match's second night. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Watson Supercomputer Draws to a Tie in First Round of Jeopardy Match

February 15, 2011

Computer's deafness costs it a decisive win. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Watson’s Debut Sparks Intelligent Conversation

February 15, 2011

Jeopardy's first ever "man-versus-machine" contest has us all wondering about the future of artificial intelligence. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Open Source Key to Jeopardy Supercomputer Battle

February 14, 2011

As the IBM Watson supercomputer prepares to battle human champions on Jeopardy, the Apache Software Foundation highlights the role of open source software keys to supercomputer trivia performance. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Must See TV: IBM Watson Heads for Jeopardy Showdown

February 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. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Weekly Top Five

February 3, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover the computing power on display at SC10's Student Cluster Competition; the University of Portsmouth's new supercomputer; IBM Watson's SUSE Linux platform; multicore advances at North Carolina State; and Intel's new approach to university funding. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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