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Someone hired Watson, the Jeopardy! computer

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In terrible news for any human hoping to remain non-obsolete on the job market, Watson, the supercomputer that slayed on Jeopardy!, has been hired by a health insurance company.

WellPoint plans to use the IBM computer as a medical resource, using its vast search capabilities to suggest possible treatments and diagnoses to doctors, as well as nurses reviewing their treatment requests.

I guess Watson's capability to embarrass Ken Jennings review 200 million pages of information in three seconds would come in handy (not every doctor is Dr. House; maybe they could use the help or something), but I can't shake the feeling that Watson getting a job offer spells the beginning of the end of my life as an employed person.