If you live in a certain outer borough, you might have felt an extra sense of pride Tuesday night.
Ken Jennings blew us away after he was the reigning champ on “Jeopardy!” for six straight months.
Everyone makes mistakes now and then, even the writers at “Jeopardy!” Tuesday’s mistake had to do with one of the New York City area’s many grand bridges.
The supercomputer best known for trouncing the world’s best “Jeopardy!” players is being tapped by one of the nation’s largest health insurers to diagnose medical problems and authorize treatments.
Some guy in his pajamas, home sick with bronchitis and complaining online about it, could soon be contributing to a digital collection of medical information designed to help speed diagnoses and treatments.
Turns out all it took to best the Jeopardy-winning computer was a real-life Garden State rocket scientist and lawmaker.
The computer program that crushed the human competition on the “Jeopardy!” quiz show is going to be lending its power to an area hospital.
It’s the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the “Jeopardy!” quiz show.