You’re probably using IBM’s Watson computer and don’t know it

If you believe that artificial intelligence is going to influence everyday business decisions in the future, you have a lot in common with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. Speaking in an interview with Kara Swisher at the Code Conference on Wednesday morning, Rometty declared that “within five years … cognitive AI will impact every decision made.” “It can be everyday stuff,” she continued. “Just look at health care, education, financial services — there’s so much room” where insights by a computer can lead to decisions that can help businesses make or save money. But please don’t call it AI, she says; her preferred terminology is a “cognitive system.” Rometty has staked her tenure at IBM around its cognitive computing system, known as Watson. Apple, Google and Amazon have also staked their…


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