Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Silly Site o' the Day

Everyone seems to be talking (as in "just not shutting up") about Watson, the IBM super-duper-compuper, er, computer that "beat" two champions in a couple of Jeopardy! games aired this week. Via Mark Evanier, Slate has the lowdown on how Watson failed to perform in other game shows prior to getting its act together:

If you still can't get enough of this, Ken Jennings (one of the two beaten Jeopardy! champions) has more at his blog.