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