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“Watson represents merely a step in the development of smart machines. Its answering prowess, so formidable on a winter afternoon in 2011, will no doubt seem quaint in a surprisingly short time.”
Stephen Baker, Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything
“They had human qualities a Jeopardy computer could never approach: fluency in language, an intuitive feel for hints and suggestion, and a mastery of ideas and concepts. Beyond that, they appeared to boast computer-like qualities: vast memories, fast processors, and nerves of steel. No tip-of-the-tongue glitches for Jennings or Rutter. But would a much-ballyhooed match against a machine awaken their human failings? Ferrucci and his team could always hope.”
Stephen Baker, Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything
“Friendship is love without his wings.”
Stephen Baker, Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything
“I’m tempted to say something I’ll probably regret,” he said. “We can tell you after each question the probability that we’re going to win the game.” He laughed. “Is there room for that analysis?”
Stephen Baker, Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything

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