The Jeopardy champ's college application has been accepted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Big Blue proudly reports.
At SXSW in Austin, IBM's Watson group showed how cognitive computing can help put together a gourmet meal unlike anyone has ever seen before.
The next step for IBM's famous cognitive computer is being creative at a high level, and partnering with people. So why not apply that computing power to cuisine? At SXSW, that's what IBM is doing.
IBM is exploring new ways to make money out of its Jeopardy-winning computer. Would you dine at Chez Watson?
The goal for the newly formed Watson Business Group, featuring the tech that topped "Jeopardy," is to juice the commercial potential of cognitive computing.
Compared to Apple's Siri, IBM's Watson is a speech recognition genius. But the tech is too big and powerful to cram into a mobile device. That's about to change.
Some of the more difficult humans on Earth, telemarketers, might soon be replaced by a geek god, IBM's Watson supercomputer.
Big Blue's Jeopardy-winning computer will apply some of its technical know-how to help doctors make better-informed decisions.
Watson's "Jeopardy"-winning AI skills will be put to use at a New York hospital to help diagnose and treat cancers.
Big Blue inks a deal with health insurer WellPoint that will let the latter use the technology behind the "Jeopardy"-playing computer to suggest patient diagnoses and treatments.