Jeopardy

Keeping artificial intelligence accountable to humans

As a teenager in Nigeria, I tried to build an artificial intelligence system. I was inspired by the same dream that motivated the pioneers in the field: That we could create an intelligence of pure lo

A Date With Chef Watson

Watson, IBM’s supercomputer best known for winning Jeopardy in 2011, is now a chef, too. IBM pinged a bunch of the world’s top chefs, then added a dash of their knowledge and a large clum

The Final Night Of IBM's Jeopardy Challenge: How Did Watson Do?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ibmwatson2.jpg" />There we have it. The <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/watson/">IBM Jeopardy Challenge</a> has concluded, so what

IBM Jeopardy Challenge Day Two Report: Spoiler Alert!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ibmwatson1.jpg" />OK, let's try this <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/02/14/angry-nerds-ibms-watson-finishes-night-one-of-jeopardy

Angry Nerds: IBM's Watson Finishes Night One Of Jeopardy Challenge Tied For First Place

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ibmwatson.jpg" />Did you all just see that? The <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/watson/">IBM Jeopardy Challenge</a> kicked off ton

IBM's Watson To Smash Its Human Opponents On Jeopardy Tonight

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/watsonibmj.jpg" />Be sure to check your local listings today to see when Jeopardy airs. Why would you want to do that? Oh, you know why:

Watson! IBM's Artificial Intelligence Looks To Upstage Its Human Benefactors In Grand Jeopardy Challenge

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/iswatsonhal.jpg" />Like it or not, but the robots are coming, and they’re not messing around. I know this because I’ve seen an IBM-de

Latest Jeopardy Contestant: A Robot Named Watson

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/go_onger_robot_bandai1.jpeg" alt="" title="go_onger_robot_bandai" width="356" height="450" class="alignright size-full wp-image-190496" /

Jeopardy! supercomputer being developed by IBM will surely kill us all

<img src="http://i4.ytimg.com/vi/3e22ufcqfTs/default.jpg">It looks like Jeopardy! contestants will be the latest in a long line of humans being replaced by computers if IBM has its way. Big Blue has d