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'Jeopardy!' Champ Ken Jennings' Winning Streak Ended 10 Years Ago Today
"Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings ' winning streak ended 10 years ago today. Jennings set the record for the most consecutive games played while winning 74 games in a row. The streak netted him winnings of more than $2.5 million. Despite the record streak, Jennings doesn't hold the record for
How That 'Jeopardy!' Super Computer Could Make IBM Billions
Three years after IBM's Watson computing system beat Jeopardy! champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on national television, IBM announced it's backing a new business unit with $1 billion to commercialize Watson's cognitive developments. Some of the existing and potential applications of Watson
Game Show Controversies and Scandals
The game show has been a part of American television since TV sets featured fuzzy black-and-white images and rabbit-ear antennas. But throughout its history this seemingly wholesome staple of television has also been through its share of controversies. The first major controversy started with the
'Jeopardy!': 5 Things You Didn't Know About 'America's Favorite Quiz Show'
For nearly half a century, viewers have tuned to "America's Favorite Quiz Show" to see who could win the most money by answering random trivia questions. Here's a look at five things you didn't know about "Jeopardy!" Before Alex Trebek, There Was Art Fleming Most "Jeopardy" viewers today will
Six Letter Word for Computer Contestant: Dr. Fill
The best crossword puzzle solvers in the nation are gathering this weekend in a battle of fill in the blanks. But this year’s American Crossword Puzzle Tournament has an unofficial entrant challenging human intelligence and speed — Dr. Fill. The computer program, run on a...
Mitt Romney's Full Speech at CPAC 2012
Thank you ladies. Thank you thank. You ways. great reception ray room thank you. First thanks to to Al cardinals that work very warm and generous introduction and and thanks to this extraordinary crowd at C we've got a great group here this year. It's been a great conference so far. And for that I
Taking Down 'Jeopardy'
Computer scientist Roger Craig comes clean on duping the popular game show.
‘Jeopardy !’ Champ Wins Jackpot With Web App
Player: “Alex, I’ll take ‘Jeopardy Champs’ for $1,000.” Alex Trebek: “All right, here is the clue for you. ‘With one-day winnings of $77,000, he is one of the most successful players in the history of “Jeopardy!” Player: “Who is Roger Craig?” Alex Trebek: “That’s right!...
The Man Who Beat Watson the Computer on 'Top Line'
Rep. Rush Hold, D-NH, says "spending willy-nilly and investing" are different.
Watson Goes to Washington
ABC News’ Sherisse Pham reports: It apparently takes a rocket scientist, congressman and five-time “Jeopardy!” champion to best Watson – the IBM supercomputer that defeated veteran champions of the popular trivia game show last month. Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) triumphed...