X Prize And IBM Team Up On A New, Million A.I. Competition

On Wednesday morning at TED2016, The X Prize Foundation founder Peter Diamandis and IBM Watson general manager David Kenny jointly announced the launch of a new X Prize competition focused on artificial intelligence. The $5 million “IBM Watson A.I. Xprize: A Cognitive Computing Competition,” as the competition is called, will invite teams from around the globe to come up with their own challenges that demonstrate A.I.’s potential to positively impact people’s lives.The open-ended nature of this particular competition means that participants can choose to work with AI technology in a number of areas, from climate change to education to healthcare, the organizers noted. The goal is to demonstrate how humans can collaborate with cognitive and A.I. technologies capable of solving some of the world’s grand challenges. Three finalists will ultimately take the stage at…


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