Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Rush Holt Beats 'Watson' Computer In Congressional 'Jeopardy!' Showdown

There are so many things that could be said here, but let's just stick with the facts to begin:

Watson, the IBM supercompu­ter "designed to answer complex questions.­"

Rep. Rush Holt, Democrat from New Jersey, a five-time "Jeopardy!­" winner and nuclear physicist (from the time when a five-time winner was retired undefeated­).

Rep. Bill Cassidy, Republican from Louisiana.

Let's see, the Democrat won, beating the computer "designed to answer complex questions.­" The Republican finished a distant third.

Question: Whom should we trust to help us answer the complex questions that face our nation?
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost