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Thursday, February 17, 2011

KenJen on Watson

Ken Jennings offers his thoughts on losing the Jeopardy exhibition to IBM's "Watson" supercomputer (KenJen hung-in in the second game, although he and Brad Rutter got crushed in the first game).

So, Paul: as the one among the Prawfs group to have appeared on Jeopardy, what did you think of Watson and the whole man-v.-machine game?

Posted by Howard Wasserman on February 17, 2011 at 07:25 AM in Culture, Howard Wasserman | Permalink


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Howard, I didn't get to watch as much of it as I ought to have; I suspect many former Jeopardy contestants don't watch as much once they've been on. Watson was pretty solid, but it's the buzzer time that really makes a difference.

Posted by: Paul Horwitz | Feb 17, 2011 1:21:12 PM

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