IBM Watson has come a long way since 2011 when it competed on Jeopardy! Now it is used in a multitude of ways and applications, which was what Watson developers envisioned when they created it.
Back in 2010, the team behind Watson said that it’s “technology has the potential to evolve for commercial use, transforming a number of industries. For example, in healthcare, it could be deployed as an online tool to assist medical professionals in formulating a diagnosis.” Now of course Watson is fully available in this capacity and is used in many other ways as well. Click through the slideshow to read more about 7 cool things Watson can do.
What is Watson?
“Watson is an efficient analytical engine that pulls many sources of data together in real-time, discovers an insight, and deciphers a degree of confidence.”