[Beowulf] IBM's Watson on Jeopardy tonight

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 03:26:53 EST 2011


To be tied with a human though i feel means they are on par with humans.

On 2/16/11 9:24 AM, Geoff Galitz wrote:
>> http://edition.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/02/14/jeopardy.ibm.watson/index.html
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>> this is quite an interesting read.
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>> question becomes are computers just as smart as we are?
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>> I'm quite surprised that the computer doesn't have a massive lead
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> Science Friday did a segment on this which is quite good and, of course,
> more informative for us techi/science guys:
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> http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/201102112 (listen to the
> podcast segment)
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> Smart is always a tough thing to measure, even in people.  Computers have a
> very long way to go if you want to measure them to humans.
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