In a New Play, Trusty Sidekick Is a Supercomputer

16:28 minutes

Fed up with human shortcomings, the characters in Madeleine George’s play turn to high-tech companions. Could machines be assistants, friends, and even partners? The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence explores the amazing things technology can do for us…and what it can’t.


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Madeleine George

Madeleine George is the playwright of The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence and based in Brooklyn, New York.

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About Annie Minoff

Annie Minoff is Science Friday’s SciArts producer. She’s visited Olympic ski jumps and a nuclear reactor, all in the name of science.

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