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IBM’s new AI supercomputer can debate humans

IBM gave reporters in San Francisco a demonstration of Project Debater. Think Deep Blue, but instead of playing chess, this system debates. Computer scientists have labored for six years to enable an unprecedented system that culls millions of documents of information, listens and comprehends and then forms arguments based on […]
IBM’s new AI supercomputer can debate humans
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon to enter major healthcare partnership —  Apple Watch aids in treating depression — IBM Watson shows its power in cancer study

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon to enter major healthcare partnership  —  Apple Watch aids in treating depression  —  IBM Watson shows its power in cancer study
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We got to see how IBM’s Watson supercomputer could help diagnose a patient

CHICAGO — It’s not every day that you get to watch artificial intelligence in action.  IBM Watson Health and the Radiological Society of North America teamed up on a project called “Eyes of Watson,” on display at the RSNA conference this week in Chicago. The demonstration is meant to show radiologists […]
We got to see how IBM’s Watson supercomputer could help diagnose a patient
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GM is bringing IBM’s Watson to its vehicles

GM recently unveiled a new version of its OnStar system that is powered by IBM’s Watson AI capabilities, according to The Wall Street Journal. The system, called OnStar Go, is designed to learn from users’ behavior and then bring users personalized offers from third-party partners. For example, the system could […]
GM is bringing IBM’s Watson to its vehicles
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Slack is now using IBM’s Watson technology

Slack and IBM have cut a deal that will see the instant messaging service leverage the tech giant’s cognitive computing and AI technologies, otherwise known as Watson. As a brief explainer for anyone unfamiliar with Watson, it is a cognitive computing system, in development since 2005, that famously won on […]
Slack is now using IBM’s Watson technology