IBM's Jeopardy! master robot Watson may not be a judge anytime soon, but he has gotten his first job: as a diagnostic whiz, like we expected. (Note: We will refer to Watson as a "he" and not an "it" until he stops being more charismatic than most humans we know.) According to the Wall Street Journal, IBM and health insurer WellPoint have agreed to use Watson to "help suggest treatment options and diagnoses to doctors." Congratulations, Watson! Don't blow your first paycheck on anything frivolous! [WSJ]
A little video goes a long way when it comes to protecting your premiums
By Gregory Mone
Posted 02.07.2008 at 1:18 pm 3 Comments
Thankfully this DVR-equipped rearview mirror isn't meant to let you watch a few scenes of your favorite shows while crawling in traffic. The Car Camera Recorder Pro turns on automatically when you start your car, and shuts down when you stop the engine. It attaches to any existing rearview mirror, and plugs into a standard car lighter.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.