[ExI] Watson On Jeopardy

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Feb 17 16:32:32 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 06:21:26PM -0700, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> 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

Kelly, do you think 3d integration will be just-ready when 
CMOS runs into a wall?

Kelly, do you think that Moore is equivalent to system
performance? You sure about that?

> 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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