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Late Recognition for a Computer Pioneer Who Missed a Big Prize

May 3, 2014 | 9:00 am

Late Recognition for a Computer Pioneer Who Missed a Big Prize

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Gary Kildall developed an operating system that made much of the personal computer revolution possible.

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Exploring Watson’s “Jeopardy” Victory

February 17, 2011 | 2:02 pm

Exploring Watson’s “Jeopardy” Victory

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There’s so much material on Watson’s big win on Jeopardy yesterday, it would take me the rest of the day to curate the event intelligently. But here are just a few links for those who want to get a taste of the computer’s victory over the best Jeopardy players in the world, in what either […]

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December 30, 2010 | 9:40 am

Video: IBM Researchers’ Predictions for Next 5 Years

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You may remember the story last week about IBM’s annual “Next Five in Five” forecast, a “list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.” These predictions come out of surveys conducted with more than 3,000 researchers at the company’s Almaden Research Center […]

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