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IBM is adding new smarts to its Watson artificial intelligence system, including the ability to scour photos on social networks to see what you’ve been up to.
Watson began life as a hardware system built to win the TV quiz show Jeopardy, but it’s evolved into more than a dozen cloud services that developers can use to add cognitive capabilities to applications.
IBM says there are now more than 100 commercial applications making use of Watson, and at an event in San Francisco on Thursday it will showing new computing services to encourage more developers to get on board.
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