How IBM’s Watson supercomputer invents new poutine recipes

Watson’s “cognitive cooking” software uses artificial intelligence to produce hundreds of new recipes. Here’s how


IBM is pioneering what it calls “cognitive cooking,” in which its supercomputer Watson (of Jeopardy! fame) uses artificial intelligence to come up with new and novel recipes. Recently IBM decided to take on a classic Canadian staple: poutine. Here’s how a computer that’s never tasted anything comes up with new flavour combinations.

Infographic showing the evolution of poutine recipes created by IBM supercomputer Watson


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