The IBM Computer Watson won the Jeopardy Challenge against two human players. In the three-day "Jeopardy" tournament, "Watson" finishing with a final total of $77,147.Mr. Jennings’ $24,000 and Mr. Rutter finished with $21,600. You can read a New York Times article about this Challenge by clicking on the following link:
If you are wondering what IBM plans to do with Watson now that the challenge is over please read the article "After 'Jeopardy!' Win, IBM Program Steps Out" at the following link:
To watch a video in which Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter discuss their match with Watson please click on the following link:
Did you watch the challenge and what are your impressions of it? I would be interested to know. You can tell me by clicking on the "comments" box below this blog post. The best Human players have now have lost matches to a checkers program, a chess program and now a program that plays "Jeopardy". What is the next area of life in which a computer and its programming will prove superior to a Human?