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  • Three cheers for Watson

    Three cheers for Watson

    By Tim Green
    Tim Green
    Published: Feb. 11, 2011

    University of Texas at Austin computer scientists pull for the computer and the people who built it in the Feb. 14, 15 and 16 Jeopardy! Challenge games.

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      Ricky said on July 21, 2011 at 5:17 p.m.
      "When is a bat a Louisville slugger and when is it a flying mammal?" Hilarious, I love it. Yes, ambiguity can be considered an art form to some. I love this article so much, I bookmarked you guys so I can come back to read other ones. Thanks for the awesome read.
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      KC said on Feb. 18, 2011 at 1:18 p.m.
      Pretty awesome, but Watson did have a huge edge because it could buzz in more quickly that the other two players. Still, it doesn't take away from the fact that it could play the game brilliantly.