Saturday, April 6, 2013

TED: Ken Jennings: Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all - Ken Jennings (2013)

TED: Ken Jennings: Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all - Ken Jennings (2013): Trivia whiz Ken Jennings has made a career as a keeper of facts; he holds the longest winning streak in history on the U.S. game show Jeopardy. But in 2011, he played a challenge match against supercomputer Watson -- and lost. With humor and humility, Jennings tells us how it felt to have a computer literally beat him at his own game, and also makes the case for good old-fashioned human knowledge. (Filmed at TEDxSeattleU.)