What makes IBM's Watson run?Feb 04, 2011, 21:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It's looking pretty good for Watson, IBM's Linux-powered computer cluster, as IBM engineers get it ready for its mid-February showdown with Jeopardy's all-time champs, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Watson has already won a practice round and Bodog, the online gambling company and odds-maker has made Watson the favorite at 5/6. Even if Watson doesn't win, the mere fact that it can compete at this level is amazing.
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