I.B.M.'s 'chef' Watson.

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Artificial intelligence took a big step two years ago when I.B.M.'s supercomputer Watson defeated some very brainy humans on Jeopardy! Now Watson is branching out into medicine, finance--even food. Watson can process 200 million pages of data in three seconds. (Humans, on average, can process 500 words per minute.) It draws from the Web, books, journals, and social networking sites to help corporations, government agencies, and science labs manage Big Data--enormous sets of data that keep changing and growing. Watson can already offer advice on things like what medicine a patient should...

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