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Watson: Smartest Machine On Earth?

posted Feb 17, 2011, 6:11 AM by James Cordiner   [ updated Feb 17, 2011, 6:32 AM ]
Last night Watson, IBM's Jeporday playing super computer, faced-off with the game show's champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. PBS's Nova has a great doc about the building of Watson and how far AI (artificial intelligence) has come in recent years.

If you are interested in AI here is a fun book written by the field's pioneer Marvin Minsky:

You might consider reading this book soon too: