[caption id="attachment_53024" align="alignleft" width="150"] This is the first time hardware fully dedicated to running the Watson software is being installed at a college.[/caption]

Watson, the IBM supercomputer famous for beating the world's best human "Jeopardy!" champions, is going to college.

IBM is announcing Jan. 30 that it will provide a Watson system to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first time the computer is being sent to a university. Just like the flesh-and-blood students who will work on it, Watson is leaving home to sharpen its skills. Course work will include English and math.

"It's a big...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eCampus News Today email newsletter