Day 6

Chef Watson, the supercomputer who can help you be a better cook

Brent speaks with Michael Laiskonis, creative director of the Institute of Culinary Education, about how IBM's famous supercomputer can help you decide what's for dinner.
Sri Lankan-Caribbean Surf & Turf poutine, created from a recipe with ingredients IBM's supercomputer Chef Watson selected (Beza Seife)

IBM's famous Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, Watson, can now help you decide what to cook for dinner. In an upcoming cookbook, Watson pulls from big data and analytics to dish out 65 surprising and sometimes strange original recipes. Brent speaks with Michael Laiskonis, creative director of the Institute of Culinary Education, about his collaboration with IBM on the new cookbook, Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson.

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