Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

Watson-Powered Toy Uses IBM Supercomputer to Develop Relationship with Your Kid

By Josh Wolford February 18, 2015

We’ve come a long way from Barbie. If you’re looking for an interactive toy that can talk with your kid, tell knock-knock jokes, and help them learn by getting to know their specific needs – there’s a Kickstarter campaign for …

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Defense Department Buying HP Supercomputer
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IBM, Linux Prominent On Supercomputer List

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IBM Splices New Supercomputer From Blue Gene

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IBM Supercomputer Beats Own Speed Record

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IBM Supercomputer Heads to UT

IBM’s (Quote, Company Info) growth spurt in the market for supercomputers got a boost Friday when the company announced the sale of one of its new p655 Unix servers to the University of Texas at Austin (UT) to help scientists develop environmentally-friendly oil drilling techniques.