Five forms of new technology that can change the world: From the computer that beats humans on "Jeopardy!" to cellphone apps for African pick-and-hoe farmers, to satellites that spy on human rights abusers.
Watson on Jeopardy: After a shaky start, the IBM computer won against two of Jeopardy's best contestants. Having Watson on Jeopardy may have been an interesting challenge for IBM, but what will come of it?
Last night on Jeopardy, Watson did really, really well. But the machine also made some silly mistakes. Here's why.
IBM's Watson may school two of Jeopardy!'s top players, but does it represent a true advance in artificial intelligence?
The IBM computer Watson, appearing on Jeopardy! this week, may defeat the human players. But humanity is the real winner by gaining a better understanding of what real intelligence is.
Watson, the Jeopardy! supercomputer, dominated a practice round this week. What does the IBM Jeopardy! supercomputer say about the future of robotics.
Two Jeopardy champs – Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter — will play two games against "Watson," a computer program developed by IBM's artificial intelligence team.