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Jeopardy Robot

What It Really Takes To Make It On 'Jeopardy!'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

The game show your grandparents used to love has been getting a lot of attention lately. More and more people are tuning into "Jeopardy!" each nig...

What Watson's Win Could Mean For Us Humans

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Watson, the IBM super computer, last week beat out two of Jeopardy's most successful contestants on the television game show. Now officials at IBM are...

Watson Is No Match for Humanity

John Maeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John Maeda

The computer is smart as us, and dumb as us.

Win 'Jeopardy,' Sure, But Can A Robot Write Poetry?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Writing good poetry may one day be a final exam of sorts for an artificial intelligence.

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?

WATCH: The 'Jeopardy' Robot's Untold Game Show History

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Tonight, IBM's trivia-crushing computer Watson will make its "Jeopardy" debut, and Slate has put together this highly entertaining mockumentary style ...

Today Jeopardy, Tomorrow the World

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

I strongly suspect Homo sapiens is about to be replaced, and we're inventing our successors. As a sideshow in this development, an IBM computer will be crossing swords with two humans this week on Jeopardy.

8 Signs We're Doomed In A Robot Apocalypse

The Huffington Post | Pat Hroncich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

IBM reached a technological milestone with the reveal of "Watson", an artificial intelligence program so advanced that it has the ability to interpret...