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Old 02-17-2011, 10:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Patrice Maire View Post
It would only have been a fair contest if they dialed down it's computing speed to that of the contestants. You combine millisecond computing with all the knowledge compiled in the world and... duh..
I would like to know what the computer will do with all that money?
Originally Posted by Woodsprite View Post
Well duh. It's a supercomputer.
You guys seem to be totally missing the huge challenges involved with natural language processing. And obviously it doesn't have 'all the knowledge in the world'- it doesn't even connect to the internet. Also, all the money Watson won (1 million USD) was given to two charities.
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