IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer designed for artificial intelligence, isn’t just good at answering Jeopardy questions — it’s also smart at diagnostic medicine and creating new recipes.
IBM’s Watson supercomputer — and champion of trivia game Jeopardy! — is headed to hospitals to help doctors quickly register a patient’s complaints and symptoms and diagnose problems.
IBM’s Watson supercomputer might have crushed the puny likes of Jeopardy! champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, but it was no match for former physicist and New Jersey congressman Rush Holt.