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Ken Jennings’ Watson Beatdown Fantasy

Ken Jennings’ Watson Beatdown Fantasy

From this inscription, penned by Ken Jennings in his modestly-titled book, “Brainiac,” you might think he has some pent-up rage toward the computer mind that so effortlessly dominated him. But, no, it was just a request from a fan. [Reddit]

IBM Jeopardy Challenge, Night 1: Watson Ties For The Lead

IBM Jeopardy Challenge, Night 1: Watson Ties For The Lead

After practice rounds and plenty of hype, Watson, IBM’s latest supercomputer, stepped up to the podium to take on two of Jeopardy’s greatest champions: Ken Jennings, who won 74 straight rounds of Jeopardy en route to becoming a pop culture icon, and Brad Rutter, who netted more money than any…