The Machine Age: IBM's Watson Wins on Jeopardy. What Does this Signal?

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So, here is a new Jeopardy Question?

"The name of the machine that first won on Jeopardy."
Answer : What is IBM Watson ?

You probably heard that IBM's supercomputer Watson crushed human champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in Jeopardy this week.

Here is a link to The Jeopardy Watson minisite.

Jon Stewart joked last night that "Apparently they have run out of qualified human contestants for Jeopardy."  Video below.


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