The Smartest Guy in the Room Is a Robot
IBM built the first self-learning program in the 1950s, a computer that could play checkers. That has evolved into the artificial intelligence system, nicknamed Watson, that today can win Jeopardy, DJ a party, and even create recipes. Havas Worldwide and IBM client partners presented Watson's capabilities to an audience at Cannes last week. Read about the panel, the history of Watson, and cognitive computing on The 186.