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?
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.