Reflections on philosophy, mathematics and science.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
The Deep Blue of Jeopardy
According to this note from Scientific American, IBM scientists are aiming to unveil a computer that can compete against humans on the game-show Jeopardy. Following up the success with chess, and the claimed success with poker, seems to me a bit of a stretch. A "final showdown" is planned for some time in 2010.