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Ironic, my dear Watson (via Word Nymph)

As a shameless infomaniac, this is certainly an interesting turn of events. I watch Jeopardy! every day, so there’s no way I’ll miss out on watching this. Looking forward to it now.

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Ironic, my dear Watson Perhaps you have read the news that in February, for the first time ever, a computer will compete on Jeopardy! You might remember when an IBM computer beat chess world champion Garry Kasparov in a six-game match in 1997. IBM’s latest challenge was to build upon that feat by taking technology to an even more difficult and complex level—building a computer that processes natural language, complete with humor, irony and sarcasm, as well as nuances, … Read More

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