[ExI] Watson On Jeopardy

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Thu Feb 17 01:21:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Samantha Atkins <sjatkins at mac.com> wrote:
> On 02/16/2011 10:15 AM, spike wrote:
> Not the same problem domain or even all that close.  Can you turn it into a
> really good chatbot?  Maybe, maybe not depending on your standard of "good".
>  But that wouldn't be very exciting.    Very expensive way to keep folks in
> the nursing home entertained.

Samantha, are you familiar with Moore's law? Let's assume for purposes
of discussion that you are 30, that you will be in the nursing home
when you're 70. That means Watson level functionality will cost around
$0.15 in 2011 dollars by the time you need a chatbot... ;-) You'll get
it in a box of cracker jacks.


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