A new XPRIZE! IBM and TED sponsoring a $5M competition in the artificial intelligence arena to solve some sort of grand challenge. Details on the competition will be announced this May.
IBM Watson AI XPRIZE: A Cognitive Computing Competition
The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, a Cognitive Computing Competition, was announced on the TED Stage on Feb 17, 2016. It is a $5 million competition challenging teams from around the world to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful cognitive technologies to tackle some of the world’s grand challenges.Every year leading up to TED2020, teams will go head-to-head at World of Watson, IBM’s annual conference, competing for interim prizes and the opportunity to advance to the next year’s competition.
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