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Paul Allen Hires AI Luminary, Oren Etzioni, to Head New Artificial Intelligence Institute

Microsoft cofounder, Paul Allen, is worth $15 billion. Allen could invest in 10-year US Treasuries, and he’d gross a billion every two years. That’s money making... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/11/13

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DARPA, IBM Neurosynaptic Chip and Programming Language Mimic the Brain

Engineering is often inspired by nature—the hooks in velcro or dermal denticles in sharkskin swimsuits. Then there’s Darpa's SyNAPSE project. Not content with... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/11/13

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Paging Dr. Watson: IBM and Cleveland Clinic Collaborate to Train Watson in Medicine

IBM's Watson aims to help docs sift today's massive medical literature. Can you imagine telling someone a century ago that a hundred years hence a stack of electrified... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/16/12

Watson's nerve center is a collection of immensely powerful servers in Yorktown Heights, New York.

IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications, Aims to Go Mobile

Watson's nerve center in Yorktown Heights, New York. In the past couple years, we’ve watched IBM’s supercomputer Watson mature at an alarming rate. A mere concept... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/14/12


Paging Dr. Watson: AI Jeopardy! Soon To Be Physician’s Assistant

Will you ever be treated by Dr. Watson? Not Sherlock Holmes’s right-hand man, but the AI Jeopardy! champion who's poised to be a sidekick for future physicians. IBM and... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/9/11

Boom! Question Answering Engines Take Off. IBM Sets Sights On Jeopardy, Wolfram Alpha

Boom!  That is the sound skittering across the information industry landscape this week as IBM has suddenly stepped into the ring, proposing that its Watson question... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/30/09