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February 9th, 2011

Hierarchies of Technology?

Posted by meloni in Uncategorized

“The supercomputer, dubbed simply as a “Question Answering” system, is named Watson. Designers believe it will have the speed and “understanding” necessary to research, buzz in, and then answer questions fast enough to compete on the popular game show. But it’s not Google, engineers say. Don’t you dare call it Google.”

-http://gizmodo.com/#!5228887/ibm-prepping-watson-computer-to-compete-on-jeopardy

While tech is tech, and IBM is clearly reaching new heights, I couldn’t help but think that this excerpt was creating a heirarchy of advanced technologies…

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