Monthly Archives: February 2011

Garry Kasparov responds to IBM’s Watson

Here I am writing about one of my idols Garry Kasparov, and then he goes and talks about the same thing! I was very excited to see his thoughts on Watson, the new digital Jeopardy Champ. Read the full interview here at

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Would you like to play a game?

“I for one welcome our new computer overlords” wrote Ken Jennings as he lost to Watson, the world’s first AI Computer to appear on Jeopardy. In 1996, IBM’s Deep Blue defeated the world-chess champion Garry Kasparov. The world panicked for a bit. Was Deep Thought going to be the next Skynet? Will this machine give … Continue reading »

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The Night Before the Deadline Challenge Answers

Greetings to all from Jolly Johnny Quickparts!  I am slightly behind on posting answers so I will get right to it.  December sure was a crazy month.  The end of the year always signals a slight amount of panic in every engineer’s heart.  Deadlines are coming to a close, kids need Christmas presents, and holiday travel is sure to … Continue reading »

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