The Madeleine Brand Show for February 17th, 2011

Watson begins world domination, mapping internet access and Robocop returns to Detroit: John Moe's Tech Report

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Contestants Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter compete against 'Watson' at a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine 'Jeopardy!' competition Jan. 13, 2011.

After beating out its human competitors on Jeopardy Wednesday night, Watson will lend its artificial intelligence to a health care project that will create the perfect physicians assistant. The FCC has released a map showing the penetration of internet access across the U.S. in its first step toward expanding internet access. And Detroit crowd funds a giant Robocop statue. John Moe joins us to talk about the latest in tech.


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