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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-10-11 07:20 PM
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Supercomputer Fails to Translate Palin Emails into English (Borowitz)
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NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report) Hours after the state of Alaska released 24,199 emails written by Sarah Palin during her tenure as Governor, a celebrated supercomputer created by IBM failed to translate the messages into English.

IBM computer scientists who work in the companys language recognition lab were initially optimistic that Watson, the computer that rocketed to fame as a contestant on televisions Jeopardy game show, would have no problem cracking the code of Gov. Palins gubernatorial emails.


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