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Healthcare diagnostics acquiring a new supercomputer helper

By KaiserD, published on Jun 2, 2011

Superstars on "Jeopardy!" were beat by the supercomputer Watson. The International Business Machines team in charge of Watson used the game show to prove the problem-solving capability of the computer. Medical questions are the newest target of the supercomputer. The problem-solving ability of Watson should, in theory, be able to provide succinct answers to healthcare diagnostic inquiries. Estimations of possible diagnosis with Watson will include some information doctors simply don't have time to consider. Personal blogs, off-label utilizes of narcotics, and emerging research is all going... (more)

Tags: jeopardy, watson, watson ibm, watson ibm medical, medical diagnosis, medical diagnosis watson, watson diagnose medical problems, doctor watson

It’s Man Versus Machine

By D. E. Carson, published on Feb 15, 2011

Brad Rutter – the man who has won more money than any other Jeopardy! Champion, a whopping $3.25 million, is currently tied at $5000 at the end of the first round with the IBM Supercomputer Watson. Ken Jennings, the longest running champion – 74 consecutive wins is in second place with $2000 and there are two more days to go.

Monday, February 14, 2010, viewers of the TV show Jeopardy tuned in to watch the IBM Challenge where a Supercomputer named after IBM founder Thomas Watson plays against former Jeopardy! champions. The bulk of the program was taken up explaining most of what went... (more)

Tags: ibm, supercomputer, jeopardy, ken jennings, brad rutter, watson

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