IBM's Watson: part super computer, part pastry chef


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Watson, the data-crunching super computer from IBM, may be leaving its part-time occupation as the world's most feared Jeopardy contestant in favor of more rewarding opportunities -- namely those in medical science, consulting and even baking. "That’s not something we thought...

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I'm glad you see this as an opportunity for humans. Most people see Watson as something that will take over medicine. Just the opposite, it will allow doctors and nurses more confidence in what they're doing and give them more time to deliver the human side of care. Most docs and nurses today are so harried and stressed out. Maybe this will help a little?