Opening the Pod Bay Doors to Possibility: The Distinctly Human Applications of IBM's Watson

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Opening the Pod Bay Doors to Possibility: The Distinctly Human Applications of IBM's Watson

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Imagining IBM Watson's technology to build a better future. http://bit.ly/g99JIP by @AliceKorngold
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 9:00am

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After trouncing its carbon-based competitors in Jeopardy, it seems Watson can answer nearly every question except one: "Where does Watson go from here?" To borrow a phrase from HAL 9000: I'm sorry, readers--I'm afraid it can't do that.

With this in mind, the company convened a group of experts yesterday at IBM's campus outside New York City. The aim was to provide "input on how the public and private sectors can harness technology for societal advancement," in order to "explore the ways in which IBM's Watson computing system might be applied to civic, social and cultural challenges."

See continuation here on Fast Company...http://bit.ly/g99JIP

 

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Keywords: Technology | CSR | Corporate Social Responsibility | Dr. David Ferrucci | IBM Watson | Jeopardy | Stanley S. Litow

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