“It is the silly season so it was only right to announce that supercomputing giant IBM are so confident in the processing abilities of their new Watson machine that they are pitting it against two human contestants on popular TV show
Jeopardy in a three night special that starts on February 14th according to the BBC.
The prize fund on the night will be $1m, though it’s unclear at this time what the computer would spend it on if it won.” (Ghacks Technology News)
- Supercomputer Goes Synapse-to-Circuit with Jeopardy Champs (readwriteweb.com)
- Man v machine showdown date set (bbc.co.uk)
- Can IBM’s Watson Beat ‘Jeopardy!’ Champs to the Answers? (dailyfinance.com)