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IBM Watson is a cognitive technology platform which represents a new era in computing: by understanding natural language and generating hypotheses based on evidence, Watson processes information more like a human than a computer, through senses, learning, and experience. Watson continuously learns over time, gaining in value and knowledge from previous interactions. In this historic event, IBM’s David Cole discusses the technology behind Watson, and the history of how it came to be, from the grand challenge of competing on Jeopardy! to supporting clinicians. David also discusses what the future holds for artificial and augmented intelligence.

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