IBM computer taking on 'Jeopardy!' champs for $1M

Alex Trebek hosts Jeopardy with guests Sam Waterston of "Law & Order," actress Kathryn Erbe of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" and actor Christopher Meloni of Law & Order: SVU "during a taping of "Celebrity Jeopardy!" to celebrate the 5000th episode of "Jeopardy!" at Radio City Music Hall, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, in New York City. "Celebrity Jeopardy!" will showcase 30 stars competing for $1,000,000 dollars for charity. (AP Photo/Paul Hawthorne)

January 13, 2011 11:30:38 AM PST
It's the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the "Jeopardy!" quiz show.

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