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What Is ... The Most Embarrassing 'Jeopardy!' Fail Video Ever?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

Okay, so it might not be the thing we're most proud of, but we can't deny our affinity for game show fails. Seriously, what's more fun than watchi...

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...

Just Call Him MC Trebek

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.16.2014 | TV

Alex Trebek just proved he's got serious flow. The "Jeopardy!" host, who's known for a sophisticated -- do we dare say stuffy -- style of schoolin...

Well That Was Embarrassing

Posted 05.06.2014 | TV

Game show contestants just can't catch a break this week! After Indiana University honors student Julian Batts earned the title "Worst 'Wheel of F...

'Watson' To Get New Gig, Pricey Digs

AP | BREE FOWLER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan. No, it's not Ken Jennings....

Soon Everyone Will Be Able To Use IBM's 'Jeopardy'-Winning Watson

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology

Daring developers will soon have a new tool at their disposal: IBM's Watson, the supercomputer that won "Jeopardy!" in 2011. In an interview with C...

'Jeopardy!'-Winning Supercomputer May Be Next WebMD

AP | By JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 07.21.2011 | Technology

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Some guy in his pajamas, home sick with bronchitis and complaining online about it, could soon be contributing to a digital collecti...

Congressman Conquers 'Watson' On 'Jeopardy!'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) did Monday night what two of the most renowned champions of "Jeopardy!" couldn't -- he conquered "Watson," an IBM supercomput...

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.

WATCH: 'Jeopardy's' Watson Replaces Andy On Conan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After completely dominating his human competition for two nights in a row on Jeopardy, IBM supercomputer Watson has become a national sensation. In f...

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...

`Jeopardy!': Computer CRUSHES Competition

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — The computer brained its human competition in Game 1 of the Man vs. Machine competition on "Jeopardy!" On the 30-question game board...

'Jeopardy!' Pits Man Against Computer In Round 1

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — In the "Jeopardy!" battle of man vs. machine, man and machine were neck-and-neck on Monday. Human player Brad Rutter and the superco...

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.