Supercomputer

02.10.15
IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank
02.10.15

IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank

IBM's publicity-loving supercomputer Watson has a new job in Japan for wireless carrier SoftBank d...

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10.29.14
UK's £97 million supercomputer will predict the weather in your back yard
10.29.14

UK's £97 million supercomputer will predict the weather in your back yard

If someone asks you about UK weather, you can probably say "lousy" with about 75 percent accuracy....

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10.08.14
IBM's Watson sets up home in NYC to learn new tricks
10.08.14

IBM's Watson sets up home in NYC to learn new tricks

Watson has gone a long way since its Jeopardy days. From that time, it has helped with cancer rese...

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08.28.14
IBM lets scientists pay to play with its thinking supercomputer
08.28.14

IBM lets scientists pay to play with its thinking supercomputer

IBM's Watson promises to usher in a new era of "cognitive computing," but, so far, all the system...

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08.08.14
Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020
08.08.14

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per...

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07.01.14
IBM's Watson supercomputer will help you cook in this new recipe app
07.01.14

IBM's Watson supercomputer will help you cook in this new recipe app

Conventional recipe apps are all well and good if you're not sure what to eat in the first place,...

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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

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05.27.14
IBM's Watson computer makes a delicious BBQ sauce
05.27.14

IBM's Watson computer makes a delicious BBQ sauce

We know through first-hand experience that IBM's Watson supercomputer can make a fine meal, but it...

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05.05.14
IBM's Watson supercomputer can help settle your debates
05.05.14

IBM's Watson supercomputer can help settle your debates

IBM's Watson supercomputer is already good at finding answers to tough questions, but it's going o...

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