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Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 02/17/2011

Watson computer's final answer: Humans are doomed?

By Melissa Bell

When a picture is worth a thousand words:

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Ken Jennings accepting his defeat to Watson. (Screengrab ABC)

In related news, Ken Jennings has a career in comedy waiting for him. And I, for one, am seriously crushing on the trivia geek. Just read his amazing chat from Tuesday.

One choice morsel: "On the other hand, in a not-too-distant future where nobody knows their state capitals anymore, maybe trivia geeks will be revered for their even more fantastical-seeming abilities! We will be like gods to you, carried on litters to your feasts." Swoon!

By Melissa Bell  | February 17, 2011; 10:17 AM ET
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Comments

Actually Jennings may have a career as a re-cycler, not a writer. The line is from a Simpsons episode.

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Posted by: ampruteanu | February 17, 2011 11:12 AM | Report abuse

That was the joke, ampruteanu....

Posted by: sitruc | February 20, 2011 10:50 AM | Report abuse

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