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* HOLT, ANTHRAX and JEOPARDY: “He mailed the anthrax-laden letters in Fall 2001. Who is _______?”

Posted by DXer on March 3, 2011

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By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 10:07 AM on 2nd March 2011

  • When Watson the IBM supercomputer trounced Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings, it seemed machine had finally triumphed over mankind.
  • But there could be hope yet after …

Congressman Rush Holt

beat the IBM superbrain in a special exhibition match.

  • Mr Holt scored $8,600 to Watson’s $6,200 in the quiz, which pitted five congressmen against the computer at a Washington hotel.
  • The 62-year-old Democratic Representative from New Jersey has form – he was a five-time Jeopardy! champion 35 years ago.
  • None of the other representatives managed to beat Watson, who won overall and ended up with a total of $40,300 compared to their combined score of $30,000.
  • Last month Watson, an immensely powerful computer which can understand language, triumphed over two Jeopardy! champions, Mr Jennings and Brad Rutter, in a special version of the trivia show.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1361983/Congressman-Rush-Holt-beats-Watson-Jeopardy-supercomputer.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

 

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