Once he was the insurmountable apogee of Jeopardy excellence. Then IBM devised a machine that defeated him. Today Ken Jennings posted a photo blasting IBM. The dethroned champ is casting his lot with the OWS crowd in protest of Watson.

Ken Jennings is pissed. Understandably so! IBM poured millions into building Watsonā€”a machine!ā€”to beat him.

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Most of the time Ken Jennings isn't the 99 percent. He's preternaturally good at quiz shows and he's a genius, and despite the claims of his photo, he's probably rich. But Jennings is the 99 percent when it comes to IBM's uncanny supercomputerā€”he loses to Watson just like everyone else. [Ken Jennings via Clive Thompson]


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