Book Review: Final Jeopardy: Man Vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything

Cover of the book Final Jeopardy: Man Vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything
Author: 
Baker, Stephen
Rating: 
5 stars = Bohemian Rhapsody Awesome!
Review: 

Final Jeopardy is a wonderful read. Final Jeopardy tells the story of Watson, the question-and-answering computer built by IBM to play Jeopardy. Stephen Baker describes the journey of Watson from an abstract idea, to an ignorant computer that took hours to answer a single question, to the great computing wonder that took on two of Jeopardy's greatest players, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. Final Jeopardy also gives insight into the great minds that developed Watson and their stressful years of programming leading up to the match. Final Jeopardy is a fantastic book and I highly recommend it for anyone who is a fan of Jeopardy, is fascinated by computers and their programming, or is interested in the future of technology.

Reviewer's Name: 
John B.

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