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Awesome/Not Awesome with Luke Burbank




Contestant Ken Jennings competes against 'Watson'
Contestant Ken Jennings competes against 'Watson'
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Luke Burbank weighs in on Watson, the IBM computer, who beat his human competitors this week on "Jeopardy". Also, Borders Books is closing its doors and a new study which links human behavior and severe rain events. Plus, Luke smells a rat; could the NPR news show "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" be rigged? Carl Kassel, Luke is watching....