IBM’s supercomputer Watson trounced the two human champions in Game One of their “Jeopardy!” tournament, finishing with more than 35 thousand dollars. The two human contestants Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings ending up with $10,800 & $4800 respectively. The computer was able to figure out puns and oblique clues but wasn’t perfect. On the Final Jeopardy question, Watson’s answer was “What is Toronto?”. The category was…
- I guess the computer just froze under pressure.
- It’s so unfair! The computer can just use itself to Google all the answers!
- Jeff Foxworthy has already signed-on as host of the new show, “Are You Smarter Than A Laptop”?