The computer brained its human competition in Game 1 of the Man vs. Machine competition on "Jeopardy!" The Associated Press reports that on the 30-question game board, veteran "Jeopardy!" champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter managed only five correct responses between them during the Double Jeopardy round that aired Feb. 15. They ended the first game of the two-game face-off with paltry earnings of $4,800 and $10,400 respectively. Watson, their IBM supercomputer nemesis, emerged from the Final Jeopardy round with $35,734. The Feb. 15 competition began with Jennings (who has the longest "Jeopardy!" winning streak at 74 games) making the...

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