Watson is IBM's cognitive computing invention that beat human players at Jeopardy a few years ago and achieved some other publicity stunts as well. But its days of just playing around are gone; now it's doing real work in big data and is gaining traction in the field.
Technologies like Siri and IBM Watson could have a big influence on our expectations of enterprise search in the coming years.
IBM's Watson, made famous by beating Jeopardy champions, is taking on the big data challenge faced by many enterprises.
IBM's Watson has digested more than 600,000 diagnostic reports, two million pages of medical journal articles, 1.5 million patient records and absorbed 14,700 hours of hands-on training. The new doctor is in the house.
IBM is planning to build a cutting-edge data analytics center in Columbus, Ohio, and the city wants to make it worth its while.
IBM's Watson made a big splash last year as a contestant on Jeopardy!, but since then the supercomputing technology has been going to work for real. Most recently, IBM (NYSE: IBM) started working
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While attending the CeBIT technology fair last week in Hannover, Germany I saw three events that showed me how enterprise search is working today and how it could evolve over the next several years
When Watson, the IBM computer, appeared on Jeopardy recently it brought to light the power of semantics in computers. It might have even given you the impression that semantics have come further than