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One of the contestants playing against Watson answers his final jeopardy question, with a humorous touch.

Watson Wins: Computer Beats Human Trivia Champs

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Scientists building computers that can simulate the workings of the human brain scored a major victory when their creation, Watson, beat the greatest “Jeopardy!” winners…read more

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Where to Lay the Tracks?

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The Chicago metro area has more than 1,900 grade crossings, where regular roads cross train tracks, the most of any city in America. With the…read more

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Cyber Attacks Carry Russia-Georgia Conflict Online

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Cyber attacks are the topic of this video, which serves as an explainer of how technology can be used to target an opponent’s websites or…read more

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Exploring Alternative Energy Sources

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By Lisa Prososki, a former middle and high school teacher Subjects Secondary science, geography, and current events classes Estimated Time Three to four 50-minute class…read more

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Individual Illegal Downloaders Next on Entertainment Industry Hit List

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Reading and discussion questions The entertainment industry, led by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), plans to clamp down on file sharing and downloading…read more

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