Essay on My Knowledge Of Computer Technology
A.I. is different. While watching this segment with family members, I commented, “With little prior knowledge of this technology, I essentially wrote of this in my book. We just witnessed the platform for The Mark of The Beast.”
Until recently, computers have been used to do specific jobs and calculations. In that field, the technology is mind blowing, in and of itself. But computers still needed programming for any given task. That is changing. Enter: Watson
IBM designed a computer named, Watson. This computer was taught how to read and understand human language. In 2011, it competed against the two all-time best champions of the game show, Jeopardy. When asked a question, Watson instantly scoured the entire internet, as well as its own downloaded information. Watson won by a large margin. Many critics were simply amused, as they were when the computer, Deep Blue, beat Garry Kasparov at Chess.
But Watson is different. Deep Blue was programmed with various calculations and possibilities in Chess by some of the great minds in that game.…