Computer creams human ‘Jeopardy!’ champs

Chicago (AFP) Feb 16, 2011 An IBM computer creamed two human champions on the popular US television game show “Jeopardy!” Wednesday in a triumph of artificial intelligence. “I for one welcome our new computer overlords,” contestant Ken Jennings – who holds the “Jeopardy!” record of 74 straight wins – cheekily wrote on his answer screen at the conclusion of the much-hyped three-day showdown. “Watson” – named aft

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