Got a question for Watson? Ask away on Reddit


You’ve probably heard about Watson, IBM’s latest smarter-than-you supercomputer. This week it competed against champions on Jeopardy–and won, CNET reports. Thankfully, Watson is not self-aware (yet), because we all know that once computers become self-aware one of the first things they do is try to wipe out humans, or even humanity itself. If my name was Sarah Connor I’d be nervous right about now. But that lack of self-awareness doesn’t mean Watson can’t think for itself, or even speak for itself. In fact, right now you can ask Watson questions online on this Reddit thread. It’s part of Reddit’s popular “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) feature, and while users are encouraged to ask anything, there’s no guarantee you’ll get a response…

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