Subscribe to DSC Newsletter

Angry Nerds: IBM’s Watson Finishes Night One Of Jeopardy Challenge Tied For First Place


Did you all just see that? The IBM Jeopardy Challenge kicked off tonight, and Watson, the IBM-developed artificial intelligence absolutely more than held his own against his human competition. Mechanical men!

At the end of day one (it’s a three-day tournament), Watson, along with Brad Rutter, leads with $5,000. Poor Ken Jennings has only $2,000 to his name.

Double Jeopardy beings tomorrow, while Twitter (where I got that “angry nerds” barb) is the place to be during the show.

I can’t even pretend to be impartial—I’m pulling for Watson all the way here, and I, for one, welcome our new artificial intelligence overlords.

Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/02/14/angry-nerds-ibms-watson-finish...

Views: 198

Comment

You need to be a member of AnalyticBridge to add comments!

Join AnalyticBridge

Comment by Amanda Shankle-Knowlton on February 18, 2011 at 10:57am
I enjoyed every minute of this competition.  The odd responses and wagers.  Ken's "Simpsons "quote.  And I especially like that my two year old now claims that her favorite show is Jeopardy.

On Data Science Central

© 2019   AnalyticBridge.com is a subsidiary and dedicated channel of Data Science Central LLC   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service