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Submission + - 'Jeopardy!' pits man against computer in Round 1 (denverpost.com)

PolygamousRanchKid writes: In the "Jeopardy!" battle of man vs. machine, man and machine were neck-and-neck on Monday.

Human player Brad Rutter and the supercomputer named Watson ended an initial round tied at $5,000. The other challenger, human Ken Jennings, was far behind with $2,000. Rutter (the show's all-time money-winner with $3.25 million) and Jennings (who has the longest winning streak at 74 games) are the most successful players in "Jeopardy!" history. Watson, named for IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, is powered by 10 racks of computer servers running the Linux operating system. Read more: 'Jeopardy!' pits man against computer in

Round 1 — The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/technology/ci_17391282#ixzz1E14JyiC8 Read The Denver Post's Terms of Use of its content: http://www.denverpost.com/termsofuse

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