Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. select all
    IBM’s Watson Is Identifying Social-Media InfluencersA depressing use for powerful technology.
  2. the future
    Could This Be the End of Passive-Aggressive Emails?A helpful new program lets you “tone check” your writing.
  3. feature
    What Happens When Watson the Jeopardy! Robot Grows Up?It was just 4 years old when it beat the show’s best human contestants. As it goes out into the world, how afraid of it should we be?
  4. the game is a-footsies
    Send Your Special Someone a Sherlock and Dr. Watson Valentine’s Day CardFor those who want to end their evening in a cozy mind-palace for two.
  5. this! is! kind of scary!
    IBM’s Watson to Use Its Powers for Good?They’re turning him into your new robot doctor.
  6. last night on late night
    Elton John to Bands who Won’t Give their Music to Glee: ‘Lighten Up, You Assholes’Plus, Chris Rock bemoans being a fan of the “broke” Mets and more on our regular late-night roundup.
  7. your move robots
    Warning: After Reading This, You Will Want Ken Jennings to Be Your New Best NerdProbably.
  8. clickables
    Read Jeopardy! Champion Ken Jennings’s Cartoon Revenge on WatsonTake that, robot.
  9. this! is! kind of scary!
    IBM’s Watson Loses to Congressman, Discovers LoveRush Holt 2016.
  10. this! is! kind of scary!
    Once Again, the Robot Takeover Will Begin With Sex AppealWatson knows how to win us over.
  11. this! is! kind of scary!
    How Watson Is Just Like a Human Jeopardy! ChampionKen Jennings explains.
  12. this! is! kind of scary!
    Yup, Watson Smoked Its Competition“I, for one, welcome our new computer overlords.”
  13. clickables
    Watch Watson Totally Screw Up Final Jeopardy (But Still Dominate the Humans)Sorry, Team Human.
  14. this! is! kind of scary!
    Whoops, We Built a Supercomputer That Beats Us at Jeopardy!In the “could God create a rock so heavy even he couldn’t lift” category …
  15. clickables
    Watch Some Highlights From Last Night’s Human-Robot Jeopardy! ShowdownHere’s what you missed!
  16. this! ... is! ... kind of scary!
    Robot Apocalypse Draws Nearer With IBM’s Jeopardy! Victory“Watson” defeated two very smart human people today.
  17. the industry
    Owen Wilson SucksPlus: ‘Watchmen 2’?