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Watson Computer

This Genius Computer Could Soon Be Used In Classrooms

| Nichole Dobo | Posted 10.06.2014 | Technology

A computer program named Watson became famous after it won on Jeopardy in 2011, and it might soon be used to help classroom teachers. The “Watson...

Watson To Help Medical Professionals

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Dr. Watson is accepting new patients. The Watson supercomputer is graduating from its medical residency and is being offer...

'Welcome New Computer Overlords'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

Banks don't exactly have stellar reputations for customer service. Enter the robots. On Monday, Citigroup announced that it would try to figure...

The Rise Of The Intelligent Machine

Lynne Davidson | Posted 01.17.2012 | Technology
Lynne Davidson

This year things changed. This year people spoke about things that have actually happened. Things, which just a short while ago, were the stuff of speculation and science fiction. It looks like we will look back at 2011 as the year when the Singularity actually began.

Is A Physician's Cyber-Assistant Next?

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael L. Millenson

IBM's Watson to be a doctor. Well, almost. IBM began eying the medical marketplace more than 45 years ago. Now, IBM is ready to turn that vision into reality.

In The Watson Era, Will The Computer Be Servant, Master, Or Savior?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

I confess that in a quasi-religious way I have long been intrigued by the concept of a godlike computer, and Watson has kindled that interest back into flame.