IBM could be breaking new ground here with the Watson, a supercomputer that they have worked on for years. What makes Watson so different? You won’t have Edison calling out to him, but Watson is able to win at Jeopardy, which translates to it being able to really understand language. Not only does it contain a huge repository of facts, it also enables one to understand how language is used in the day-to-day. Needless to say, you won’t find Watson creaking store shelves anytime soon, since this is a supercomputer we’re talking about.
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