5:50pm–Bridgeport–Police on scene, a pit bull is eating a Beers St. resident’s Yorkshire Terrier. Police call their sergeant uncertain what to do.
1:38–Bridgeport–Small paper fire on the 4th floor at 205 Washington Avenue quickly extinguished by fire department.
IBM Watson vs. Members of Congress
Coming off the heels of its recent Jeopardy! win, Watson is visiting Washington today for some nonpartisan sparring with congressional members. Politics and fun aside, the match is more than game playing. The technology behind Watson represents a major advancement in enabling computers to more precisely respond to information needs, finding the critical knowledge buried in huge volumes of natural language content people face every day. So in the data intensive environment of government, this type of technology can help organizations make better decisions and improve how government helps its citizens.