Tag: Watson

M&W posted this fascinating look at the design of IBM’s Watson supercomputer “face” by Joshua Davis. It turns out that there is a lot of detail being shown in Watson’s swirling globe and just about every color, line, and glow in Watson’s face translates to a level of confidence in Watson’s spoken answers.

This is truly an inspirational and emotional overview of the achievements of the IBM Watson team as it competed on Jeopardy! last week and won the tournament against Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter (two former Jeopardy! top winners). I’m really fascinated by the work of this IBM team. Watching Watson compete against some of the […]

One of the big tech stories this past week has been the 3-day Man vs. Machine challenge on popular trivia show Jeopardy!. In the 3-day event, an IBM super-computer named Watson (named after one of IBM’s co-founders) goes up against 74-time Jeopardy! winner Ken Jennings and 20-time Jeopardy! winner Brad Rutter. IBM’s Watson is unique […]