You'd expect the trembling masses of humanity, terrified by the superior digital intellect of Watson, to have some solidarity. Not so, says formerly impressive Jeopardy player Ken Jennings. At IBM's Watson research lab, where the robo-tourney taped, man was the enemy. [Slate]
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