IBM-Watson

Watson has an API: IBM takes Jeopardy champ to the cloud

IBM announced today that it’s opening up partnerships for developers to work with Watson, its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer. What made it possible for Watson to beat Jeopardy champions like Seattle’s Ken Jennings wasn’t just its processing power, but its ability to learn from natural language. Now, it’s possible for companies to harness that capability by partnering… Read More

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Q&A: ‘Final Jeopardy’ author Stephen Baker on Watson, IBM, the future of e-books and the fate of humanity

Stephen Baker is the journalist and author who traced IBM’s Watson project from its inception and development all the way through its TV duel with Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on Jeopardy earlier this year. He’s in Seattle this week as part of a tour for his book, “Final Jeopardy” – speaking on the Microsoft campus… Read More