Watson Wins: Computer Beats Human Trivia Champs


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

Where to Lay the Tracks?


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

Young Graduates of GM Program Hope for the Best


As part of an ongoing series about the nation’s young people, Generation Next correspondent Judy Woodruff talked to graduates of a General Motors training program…read more

Obama Takes Aim at Cyber Threats


This video is two minute report of President Obama announcing his new White House position coordinating the nation’s digital security, saying the country faces what…read more

Will Robots Someday Fight Our Wars?


Battlefield robots are nothing new in Hollywood, but they aren’t just science fiction anymore. The military has deployed thousands of them for use in Iraq…read more

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