IBM Project Debater vs. the Champion – Why Project Debater Won This Round!

On Monday, February 11, 2019, Project Debater took the center stage at the IBM 2019 Think conference against the nationally acclaimed debater, Harish Natarajan. The topic, which seemed slightly subdued in caliber, was whether or not preschool should be publicly funded. With only 15 minutes to prepare, Project Debater and Mr. Natarajan went head-to-head on … Continue reading IBM Project Debater vs. the Champion – Why Project Debater Won This Round!

The IBM AI Project Debater – An Evolution in Artificial Intelligence

In 1983 MGM/UA Entertainment Company released the movie, Wargames, Director John Badham’s vision of the potential dangers of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Ever since that time, people in both the scientific communities and in the general populous have been more “aware” of the reminder of this modern Prometheus and the risks that irresponsible technology development could … Continue reading The IBM AI Project Debater – An Evolution in Artificial Intelligence