coondoggie writes: IBM's Watson has parleyed its overwhelming victory in this week's "Jeopardy!" challenge into a job developing smart applications for the health care industry. IBM said it will team Watson's Deep Question Answering, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning capabilities with Nuance Communications' speech recognition and Clinical Language Understanding package to diagnose and offer treatment plans for patients that will let hospitals, physicians and payers access critical and timely information.
"Only a brain-damaged operating system would support task switching and not
make the simple next step of supporting multitasking."
-- George McFry