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Feb 13 / PK

IBM Supercomputer Competes in Jeopardy

IBM built a computer that can play the quiz show Jeopardy! This computer, Watson (named after IBM’s founder) will compete against two champions of the game show this week. This is an opportunity to learn about artificial intelligence — what a computer can and cannot do. The competition will be aired on Feb 14th

Especially for Scratchers, watch this video on how the engineers designed the face and voice of the computer:

Face and Voice of the Watson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIKM732oEek

General Introduction to Watson

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