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Alex Trebek Said 'Turd Ferguson' Thanks To This 'Jeopardy' Contestant

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment

What is ... the greatest "Jeopardy!" response ever? Well, wonder no more. "Jeopardy!" contestant and former HuffPoster Talia Lavin made history on Wed...

'Jeopardy!' Champ Makes The Best Of A Bad Situation

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

Two-day "Jeopardy!" champ Choyon Manjrekar bested his opponents for a third time on Monday night, upping his winnings to more than $56,000, but also p...

Bizarre 'Jeopardy' Finish Will Make You Do A 'Daily Double-Take'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment

What is ... going on? It was a very lonely "Final Jeopardy" for one contestant on a recent episode of the quiz show. For everyone confused, there's...

This 'Cheers' Reference Is The Best 'Jeopardy!' Fail Ever

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

Everybody is about to know her name. We've seen some hilarious "Jeopardy!" responses over the years, but Elizabeth Williams may have just made the ...

IBM Watson's Jeopardy! Wagering Strategies

Dr. Gerald Tesauro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Gerald Tesauro

Daily Doubles and Final Jeopardy! are often the most critical junctures of a Jeopardy! game; the amount wagered can make a big difference in a player's overall chances to win. How does Watson decide on the amount?

How Could IBM's Watson Think That Toronto Is a U.S. City?

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

Watson screws up on some Jeopardy clues. It comes up with a clunker or two in nearly every game. But it also gets lots of clues right -- and is close to being the greatest Jeopardy player ever.

WATCH: Watson's Final Jeopardy Blunder

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It was all Watson in Day 2 of the Jeopardy IBM Challenge, until Final Jeopardy anyway. The category was "U.S. Cities" and the clue was: "Its largest a...

My Jeopardy Battle Against IBM's Watson

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

It was a mid-summer practice round for IBM's Jeopardy computer. But the game was halted while technicians made adjustments to Watson's sound system.

What IBM's Jeopardy Machine Can Teach Us: Humility

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

The supercomputer and the French philosopher are hardly soul mates. But they're both ready to avoid easy mental short-cuts.

How IBM's Jeopardy Computer Is Dumb

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

Just when you think you have IBM's Watson figured out, it'll surprise you with a response -- either stunningly on target or laughably wrong -- and you'll wonder: How did it come up with that?