Robot Watson On Jeopardy

Deep BlueIn a match similar to that of when Deep Blue played Garry Kasparov in a famous chess match, another robot will play on the quiz show Jeopardy this coming February.

The robot created by IBM is called Watson and will play against two previous winners Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

The winner will claim a $1 million prize.  If IBM wins it will donate they money to charity and Ken and Brad will donate half of their winnings to charity if they win.

Tune in to Jeopardy on February 14 – 16 2011 to watch the matches.

Shown here is a picture of Deep Blue from Wikipedia.

Link via (Fox News)

Update 2/17/11 and the winner is……..Watson, but not without a few wrong answers

Washington Post

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