Here’s a follow up and an interview with IBM… The video is pretty incredible (above) –

Watson Research Manager Eric Brown, sat down for a 45 Minutes on IM interview to talk about the program, and to tout the computer’s chances of beating “Jeopardy” kingpins like Jennings and Rutter, who between them, won more than $5.75 million.

We still would like IBM to release the source code to Deep Blue


    I would love to just watch some of the practice games from start to finish.
    I suppose there are a million reasons that I.B.M. won’t do that, but an entire series of Jeopardy games with a machine opponent that was gradually being improved would fascinate me.