Now that Watson has mopped up in Jeopardy, can we assume that contestants will finally be able to enjoy their free time doing leisurely activities like strolling through the glade instead of enduring the drudgery of game shows? Finally, technology has freed humans from the shame and humiliation of standing there under the piercing stare of Alex Trebek.
IBM’s website states that humans win in this new age battle between John Henry and the steam engine. Yeah, right. IBM wins. One more thing reduces to a tedious, value added algorithm.