Ken Jennings

Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all

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Trivia whiz Ken Jennings has made a career as a keeper of facts; he holds the longest winning streak in history on the US quiz show Jeopardy. But in 2011, he played a challenge match against IBM's supercomputer Watson — and lost. With humor and humility, Jennings tells us how it felt to have a computer literally beat him at his own game, and makes the case for good old-fashioned human knowledge.

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Ken Jennings holds the record for most consecutive wins on the classic American trivia game show, Jeopardy.

Ken Jennings holds the record for most consecutive wins on the classic American trivia game show, Jeopardy.