Alex Trebek is a cultural institution, a beacon of knowledge and grace under pressure. Everyone loves him. Which is why it’s always amusing to watch the unflappable host of Jeopardy say silly words and phrases in that reliable deadpan of his. A recent episode of the immortal game show saw him forced to say the name “Turd Ferguson,” which should amuse anyone with a passing knowledge of modern comedy.
This week on "Jeopardy," a supercomputer named Watson is competing against Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, the two most storied players in the history of the game show
Watson is able to respond in a human voice to Alex Trebek’s answers. And the supercomputer is able to do so quickly enough to often beat the two human "Jeopardy" legends to the buzzer.
After the first day of the co