28 February, 2013
And Now, From I.B.M., Chef Watson
I.B.M.’s Watson beat “Jeopardy” champions two years ago. But can it whip up something tasty in the kitchen? That is just one of the questions that I.B.M. is asking as it tries to expand its artificial intelligence technology and turn Watson into something that actually makes commercial sense.
Advances in several computing technologies have opened this opportunity and market, now called Big Data, and a key one is the software techniques of artificial intelligence like machine learning.