IBM computer Watson named ‘person’ of the year by Webbys

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IBM computer Watson named ‘person’ of the year by Webbys

The IBM computer system known as Watson is seen in January at IBM’s T.J. Watson research center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Watson, best known for handily defeating the world’s best “Jeopardy!” players on TV earlier this year, has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. Awards will be handed out June 13 at the 15th annual Webby Awards, hosted by Lisa Kudrow.

IBM computer Watson named ‘person’ of the year by Webbys

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The IBM computer system known as Watson is seen in January at IBM’s T.J. Watson research center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Watson, best known for handily defeating the world’s best “Jeopardy!” players on TV earlier this year, has been named person of the year by the Webby Awards. Awards will be handed out June 13 at the 15th annual Webby Awards, hosted by Lisa Kudrow.
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