Testing the creative capabilities of computers
So you think your commute is bad? Spare a thought for drivers in Mexico City – which has the most tortuous driving in the world, according to a new IBM survey.
Win a game show, become the world’s most powerful person?
We’ll take, “It’s about time this happened” for $200, Alex.
It’s now only a matter of time before the only humans involved in game shows are those watching from home.
Sure, you now know everything about Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that’s wowing the world on the popular game show. But what about the two mere mortals doing their damnedest to halt the rise of the machines? Don’t they deserve your love too?
The world’s greatest game-show gets set to pit man against machine. It’s not too much of an understatement to claim that the very future of humanity rests on the result. (via Techland)
Okay, maybe it’s not to be found on an iPhone, but could high-tech software be the unlikely key to saving endangered species?