The Obsolete Know-It-All: Ken Jennings at TEDxSeattleU

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Ken Jennings was an anonymous computer programmer in 2004 when his 75-game streak on the quiz show Jeopardy! Made him into a geek folk icon almost overnight. Today, Jennings is freelance writer who celebrates, in the words of Time magazine, “the world of triva…a place where minutiae have paradoxical grandeur and no fact is meaningless.”

Szabolcs Kósa‘s insight:

Ken Jennings shares the story of IBM’s Watson AI beating him in Jeopardy and asks some serious questions about knowledge management in the digital age.

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