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[BH] IBM's Watson set for another duel

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Students at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management are honing their trivia and button-pushing skills for an unusual man-versus-machine match-up.

Teams from the two schools will square off in a demo game of Jeopardy! against IBM Watson, the supercomputer that handily defeated two of the game show’s most successful champs in February.

Uh oh. Big Blue's pet project is up against another set of nerds! This could get REALLY interesting if Harvard/MIT manage to pull of what Ken Jennings couldn't...
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Still waiting for apple to buy a copy of the mainframe for their Siri control mainframe.

Master Control, anyone?
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nice to see they compete lol.
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They need an entire category dedicated to Terminator or Skynet lore.
    
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They need an entire category dedicated to Terminator or Skynet lore.

And then have Watson unable to answer any of them... let the conspiracy theories continue lol
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