The Smartest Machine on Earth
We happily brag about the exploits of Watson, IBM's super computer, when he won on Jeopardy and was loaned to the University of Maryland to attend Med School. Now we found a Nova Episode called "The Smartest Machine on Earth" recently run on PBS. Featured prominently is Watson, with a behind-the-scenes look at how the 'puter became a champ. Hit the link to see the entire episode. Pay special attention to the scenes that show comedian Todd Crain prepping Watson for the big event and actually harassing him.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 9, 2012 11:39 AM