Trailblazing Watson supercomputer wins at Jeopardy

In 1997, an IBM computer known as Deep Blue was able to defeat human chess superstar Garry Kasparov. Today, the computer company is saying it has been able to match the gravity of that accomplishment in an achievement for the 21st century.

Jeopardy/Watson night 2: when it stops being fun

The second night of the three-night Jeopardy "man versus machine" battle aired last night, and after a while it really stopped being interesting and felt more like a bloodbath. [Spoiler Alert]

Jeopardy's human v computer match: compelling first night

Nearly half a decade of hard work from some of the most intelligent computer engineers in the world, many of them holding PhD's in at least one field, culminated in an event that began on Monday. The results? [Spoiler Alert]

Tune to Jeopardy tonight for ultimate man vs machine battle

The time has come to see if a computer can actually possess the rational thought and skill needed to beat a human in the ultimate competition of knowledge - Jeopardy.

IBM's "Watson" computer beats human players in Jeopardy

After years of planning, IBM's learning, human-aware computer Watson was put to a competition like no other - a match of Jeopardy against quiz show heavyweights Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The result - Watson won. Barely.