[sl4] Jeopardy and AI

From: John K Clark (johnkclark@fastmail.fm)
Date: Mon Jun 21 2010 - 15:50:16 MDT

We were talking about intelligent machines so you might be interested in
a quite good article about the AI program "Watson" designed by IBM to
compete in the quiz show "Jeopardy!"; they intend to have Watson go
against a former Jeopardy human champion and televise the contest
sometime this fall. From our perspective it really doesn't matter if
Watson, or any computer for that matter, is conscious or not; it's
intelligent and getting smarter and we will have to deal with the


  John K Clark

  John K Clark

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