There's so much material on Watson's big win on Jeopardy yesterday, it would take me the rest of the day to curate the event intelligently. But here are just a few links for those who want to get a taste of the computer's victory over the best Jeopardy players in the world, in what either heralds humankind's inevitable decline at the hands of the machines, or simply means you should forget about trying out for that spot on Wheel of Fortune.
And of course Jon Stewart got in on the act as well.
Yesterday, KQED News intern Shannon Service headed on over to Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco, where a bunch of IBM scientists who had worked on the project congregated to watch their creation's victory. There, she interviewed John Prager, a developer who worked on helping Watson understand human language.