This Food Truck Serves Up Grub Designed by a Supercomputer



Besides Ken Jennings, the second-most famous Jeopardy contestant of all time has to be Watson, the lovable supercomputer. Watson did a bang up job and proved that, contrary to popular belief, computers can store a lot of information. Now Sherlock’s microchip-laden buddy is back ā€” and this time he’s got on his chef’s hat.

The IBM Watson Food Truck dishes out meals designed by none other than Watson itself. IBM has designed a process known as cognitive cooking in which chefs program Watson with several key ingredients and let the supercomputer do the rest. The result? Expertly designed fare from around the globe.

You can snag some of this compu-food at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. In the meantime, somebody should fax Watson an application for Food Network Star.

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