Last week, IBM’s supercomputer software Watson made headlines when it competed against two humans on the popular trivia gameshow Jeopardy!…and won.
My first thought immediately turned to the famous line from the 1984 film Terminator:
They say it got smart.
In other words, OH NOES! A PENDING ROBOT APOCALYPSE!!!
But before I could start stockpiling weapons, ammo, and canned food — while reminding myself that I need to begin training Claire the way Big Daddy trained Hit-Girl in the movie Kick-Ass — I read an article in Wired’s GeekDad titled “Why Watson’s Jeopardy! Win Is Mostly Meaningless — By a Former…