MAR 9 2011
Posted by: ANDREW

The Modern Mood Ring

If anyone else tuned in to see Watson on Jeopardy! a couple of weeks ago, you may have noticed that his presence at the podium was merely an LCD monitor with some animations playing with a synthesized voice playing over a loudspeaker. After 7 years of work and millions of dollars, one would think IBM could do better. And they did, but most people probably never noticed it.