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IBM Supercomputer Becomes Chef

At a meeting with investors this morning, IBM demonstrated its advanced artificial intelligence system Watson, which famously beat two champions at Jeopardy! in 2011, by serving a pastry dish that was created by the supercomputer as part of the company’s pitch to show off the machine’s broad range of capabilities. What do you think?

  • “There are some culinary tricks you just can’t program, like knowing the precise moment when to take the pizza rolls out of the oven.”

    Christine Botsford
    Unemployed
  • “How come my computer just lies around the house all day?”

    Russell Towler
    Land Surveyor
  • “Yeah, but they’re still years behind in developing a machine to compete with Ken Jennings’ boyish good looks.”

    Pieter Wexler
    Sawmill Laborer

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