Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Previewing Watson

When IBM's Watson plays against the two most successful Jeopardy contestants next week, we may not be able to view it live, but IBM itself is likely to make it available on YouTube. At least that's what IBM's CEO Sam Palmisano told a huge crowd of over 1000 people at IISc during the Q&A following his talk [which was a part of the IISc Centenary Lecture Series].

Which made me go to YouTube checking for videos of Watson's "practice sessions"; I found quite a few. If you don't pay attention to all the PR stuff in the videos, Watson does amaze you -- even when it gets it horribly wrong! I'm embedding three of them:


  1. SC said...

    Jeopardy is nothing, see this! :)