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IBM’s Watson: Insurance Jobs in Jeopardy?
Recently, the TV-show Jeopardy’s two biggest champions were defeated by an IBM computer named Watson in a "Man vs. Machine" challenge. IBM engineers spent four years building the artificial intelligence that went into Watson but IBM has higher aspirations for Watson than game show player. The firm sees a future for Watson in businesses including the insurance industry. IBM's insurance industry representative Jamie Bisker spoke with Insurance Journal’s Andy Simpson about potential assignments for Watson in insurance.