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With a little technological magic, this dad build a sorting hat straight out of Harry Potter

To get his kids interested in science, an IBM engineer built a Watson-powered sorting hat inspired by the character in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
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Century-old law firm Baker & Hostetler just ‘hired’ an AI attorney to help its human lawyers

One of America's biggest law firms has officially employed an artificial intelligence attorney called Ross to help its human lawyers build and defend legal cases.
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Watch IBM’s Watson-powered robot bust a move — and sing

IBM's Watson just gave doing the robot a whole new twist. While dancing has never been a forte of machines, IBM's artificial intelligence system is proving that robots really can have fun (even if it has to be programmed in).
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It’s elementary! Watson and Tom Watson partner on IBM’s digital Masters experience

When speaking of Watson with IBM, you're now going to have to ask, "Which one?" Just in time for the Masters to tee off, the software company has partnered with none other than golf superstar Tom Watson
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Call him Connie, but Hilton’s new robot receptionist is powered by IBM’s Watson 1:49

On Wednesday, Hilton and IBM announced a collaboration that will bring a Watson-powered robot concierge into hotel lobbies across the United States. Her name is Connie, and she's named after founder Conrad Hilton.
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Cure your robo-phobia with Pepper, the adorable ‘human-shaped’ robot 5:10

Day three at MWC finally left some time for a conversation with Pepper, the wondrous 'human-shaped' robot. Pepper's creators envision a future where humans have robot companion that read our emotions and help in our daily lives.
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Watson at the Wheel: How IBM plans to power your drive

IBM unveiled its vision of the self-driving, self-enabling, connected car at the 2016 NAIAS show Tuesday, through a video showing how Watson might be built into the dashboard. That's right: The same technology that mastered chess may…
Health & Fitness

Watson is getting closer and closer to being your doctor

IBM's Watson is finally getting closer to becoming your doctor. Last April, the century-old company launched IBM Watson Health, and now, it's opened up a new office in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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IBM is bringing sports into the digital age, starting with the U.S. Open

In partnership with the U.S. Tennis Association, IBM has catapulted sports into the digital age, leveraging its data capabilities with even more impressive analytics to create a truly state of the art for fans, coaches, and players alike.
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Watson can now tell you if you’re at risk for diabetes, thanks to CVS partnership

Watson can add one more line to its staggering resume -- thanks to a new partnership with CVS, IBM's Watson can predict who is at risk for diabetes, and can "develop custom care management services for [those] with chronic illnesses."
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My Surrey, the ‘Siri for cities,” is powered by IBM’s Watson

IBM's Watson is helping some city residents find out more information about their homes and environments in a program known as "Siri for Cities." The new app is being tested in Surrey, Canada.
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IBM’s Watson may now be able to tell how snarky your email is with its new tone analzyer

It may be difficult for humans to detect sarcasm via email and text, but IBM's Watson may be able to do the trick. A new application, the IBM Watson Tone Analyzer, claims to be able to "assess and refine the tone in textual communication."