Watson on Jeopardy!

Remember last month when we wrote about the super computer that was designed to trash its human competitors at “Jeopardy!”? Well, it finally happened and the video clip has been posted online (let’s hope it doesn’t get taken down) for all to see. The super computer, named Watson, went on the show on February 15 and proceeded to wipe its opponents on the floor. It looks like the machine’s keyword analysis and 15TB of data storage were too much for any human competitor to handle. Do you think that humans will be able to compete against computers like that in the future? Technology is constantly evolving, and the next iteration of Watson could probably be 10 times more efficient and powerful. Hit the break to watch the 5 minute segment of the show:

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