Tag: David Shepler

  • Man vs. Machine: IBM’s Supercomputer

    Man vs. Machine: IBM’s Supercomputer

    A couple dozen people gathered in the Student Union Feb. 15 to watch the second televised showdown of man vs. machine onJeopardy!. IBM’s latest technological advancement, a supercomputer named Watson, was again pitted against human opponents.  Watson emerged triumphant against its competitors, Jeopardy’s greatest champions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.  After the three day contest, Watson won the $1…