Watson computer beats humans on Jeopardy

Watson, IBM’s supercomputer, racked in $77,147 in a three-day man vs. machine Jeopardy challenge.

The computer bested the game show’s two top contestants – Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, The Washington Post reports.

Yesterday the DorobekINSIDER talked to IBM’s Dave McQueeney about how Watson’s question-answer technology can help federal agencies do their jobs better in sifting through massive data.

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