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The Smartest Computer In The World Also Has The Dirtiest Mouth

The Smartest Computer In The World Also Has The Dirtiest Mouth

We already knew Ken Jennings thought IBM’s Jeopardy-winning supercomputer was a jerk, but he’s not alone. Developers at IBM were forced to wipe part of Watson’s memory once they realised their hyperintelligent computer had turned into a bit of a smartass.

Donate To The Charity That Watson Denied Money From

Donate To The Charity That Watson Denied Money From

Watson’s defeat of man struck a hard blow against our hope of dominating computers in trivia party games ever again, but do you know who was hurt worse? The charity that Ken Jennings was playing for. Instead of taking home $US1 million, Ken Jennings won $US300,000 (and gave half of…