With this capability in place, Watson can "cast a wide net" by collecting thousands of candidate answers for a question, and then narrow down to the correct answer by predicting for each, "Is this the right answer?
"But, given that many of us have Siri, the i Phone's eager-to-please personal assistant, right in our pocket, what's so special about IBM's one-of-a-kind, multi-refrigerator-sized monstrosity that cost tens of millions of dollars to build? ’s clever, wordy, information-packed questions that have been written with only humans in mind, without regard or consideration for the possibility that a machine might be answering.
Someone might request, “Set an appointment for tomorrow at 2 o’clock for coffee with Bill,” but will probably not say, “Set an appointment with that guy I ate lunch with a lot last month who has a Yahoo!
e-mail address,” and will definitely not say, “I want to find out when my tall, handsome friend from Wyoming feels like discussing our start-up idea in the next couple weeks.”Siri flexibly handles relatively simple phrases that pertain to smartphone tasks such as placing calls, text messaging, performing Internet searches, and employing map and calendar functions (she's your Siri also fields general questions, but it does not attempt full open question answering, as Watson does.
To get the new version of Whats App on your Android device, simply head to the Google Play Store, where the update should now be available.So, I moved on to the next and the next and the next with the same ASL wailing every time. After that, it was some decent chat with decent people, but for brief periods, because decency, dear readers, is so tiresome that the people eventually chose to jump back to square one. It’s been made possible by new support for Unicode 9.0, the specification that governs new emoji design.The update was due to be part of Android 7.1 Nougat, but it seems Google is allowing the new emoji to be rolled out to devices running an older version of Android following an earlier beta test.Once downloaded, simply relaunch the app and all the new emoji should be present.