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2010-12-15 09:00:00

The most renowned champions in 'Jeopardy' history will be facing some stiff new competition--an IBM supercomputer--as the popular American quiz show will feature a 'man vs machine' showdown for the first time in its more than 40 year history.

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2009-04-28 10:52:46

Can man be outsmarted by machine in a game of Jeopardy? IBM says it intends to find out.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.