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Pigeons Outperform Humans at Monty Hall Dilemma

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The Monty Hall Problem is a common mathematical fallacy based on Monty Hall’s game show Let’s Make a Deal. It works like this: Imagine that you’re in a game show and your host shows you three doors. Behind one of them is a shiny car and behind the others are...
Pigeons Outperform Humans at Monty Hall Dilemma

Twitter The Best Thing To Happen To TV, Says "Wife Swap" Producer Stephen Lambert

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Has social media revolutionized the television, or has the All3Media chairman forgotten something? Twitter--and Facebook--are changing the way that producers look at creating new TV shows. Stephen Lambert, the chairman of All3Media, and creator of Wife Swap, Faking It, and Undercover Boss, seems to think so. In fact, Studio...
Twitter The Best Thing To Happen To TV, Says "Wife Swap" Producer Stephen Lambert

Draw Something with Ryan Seacrest, coming soon to CBS

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What do you do if you bought a $200 million baby that everyone thinks is ugly? Well, if you are social games pioneer Zynga, you bring it to network TV. Draw Something, the game that saved small studio OMGPOP and prompted a huge buyout from Zynga, is coming to CBS....
Draw Something with Ryan Seacrest, coming soon to CBS

Registration for Google’s Code Jam is open and competitors are coding for $10,000

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Google really likes to give away money during competitions for developers. Recently, the company challenged hackers to crack open Chrome’s vulnerabilities and rewarded them with cold hard cash. In a less product-focused competition, the yearly Google Code Jam is set up to challenge students, pro programmers, and freelancers alike in...
Registration for Google’s Code Jam is open and competitors are coding for $10,000

What Comes After "Cut the Rope"? "Pudding Monsters."

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ZeptoLab, the company behind the hit mobile game “Cut the Rope,” plans to release its follow-up, Pudding Monsters, on Dec. 20 The concept of the new game is for blobs of pudding to “find the evil man that steals their friends by sticking together,” said ZeptoLab CEO Misha Lyalin, speaking...
What Comes After "Cut the Rope"? "Pudding Monsters."

NBC plans 'The Million Second Quiz' twelve day, 24 / 7 game show

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Second screen experiences connected to TV shows haven't exactly set the world on fire, but NBC will give it another try with a new game show this fall. The Million Second Quiz is being promoted as a non-stop, twelve day trivia game with an "unprecedented level of interactivity" for...
NBC plans 'The Million Second Quiz' twelve day, 24 / 7 game show

Major Magnet, Wheel of Fortune, SwiftKey 3 Tablet Keyboard and more on this week's top paid app charts

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Platformer Major Magnet from Iddiction released last week and has already moved up the ranks on the top paid iPhone apps chart, landing at the No. 12 spot. Wheel of Fortune, based off the long-running game show, spun its way to the No. 2 spot on the top paid...
Major Magnet, Wheel of Fortune, SwiftKey 3 Tablet Keyboard and more on this week's top paid app charts

God of War: Ascension announced for PS3 with teaser trailer

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The latest title in the multi-million selling hack-n-slash series is set to be a prequel to the events of the opening trilogySony has announced God of War: Ascension, the latest title in its blockbusting swords-n-sorcery – or, more accurately, swords-n-butchery – series. Due out on PS3 but with no release...
God of War: Ascension announced for PS3 with teaser trailer

Must See HDTV (February 25th - March 3rd)

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Among the usual returning shows we have a few all new entries, including two new Comedy Central series as well as ABC's Red Widow conspiracy drama. For something we truly have not seen on TV before, Syfy is tossing in Robot Combat League, while ESPN does its part with...
Must See HDTV (February 25th - March 3rd)
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TV sees itself in a 'second screen' primed for popularity

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The “second screen” may move closer to the mainstream when the TV companion app Zeebox launches in the US next week, ahead of wider imminent deployment by BSkyB. But where is the real value in the hot new idea that many in broadcasting are still beginning to explore? “There’s no...
TV sees itself in a 'second screen' primed for popularity

Windows Phone hopes that a web video game show will entice you to buy its hardware

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We don’t have the full story on this yet, but we have enough of it that we can share it with you. It seems that Windows Phone has a new promotional operation on the move: a game show based in online video clips, that is designed to — in theory —...
Windows Phone hopes that a web video game show will entice you to buy its hardware
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Draw Something to reward fans with new features

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Creator of smash hit mobile game as stunned as everyone else by success; eyes possible game show partnership. [Read more]...
Draw Something to reward fans with new features

Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

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Remember Watson? The supercomputer that in an elaborate but interesting publicity stunt beat humanity at the game show “Jeopardy” a few years back, and then for a follow-up went on to become a big shot doctor (sort of), and more recently has started to specialize in cancer research now has...
Customer Service Is Next Job for IBM's Watson

Smoked by Windows Phone by the numbers (and new ads!)

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When I kicked off Smoked by Windows Phone at CES in January, I did it with one thing in mind – show the world that Windows Phone is simply faster at the everyday stuff that people do on their smartphones. Since then we’ve seen it in the Microsoft Stores, run...
Smoked by Windows Phone by the numbers (and new ads!)

Wife Swap creator develops reality/quiz hybrid with 'big second-screen element'

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All3Media America chairman Stephen Lambert sees real-time Twitter feedback as 'quite a revolution' for producersWhat next for the creator of shows including Wife Swap, Faking It and Undercover Boss? Stephen Lambert divulged some details on his next project during a keynote speech at the MipTV conference in Cannes."We're right now...
Wife Swap creator develops reality/quiz hybrid with 'big second-screen element'

Alice In Chains: We Hate The Internet, Twitter & Dancing

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Too often, it seems like arguments over the role of the internet in the music industry get boiled down to what I'd guess is a false dichotomy. Either you embrace the hell out of the digital revolution, like Amanda Palmer, or you angrily screed against all things interwebz, like...
Alice In Chains: We Hate The Internet, Twitter & Dancing
IBM's Watson Is Learning Its Way To Saving Lives

The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 episode: Microsoft's secret 4-year Xbox 720 road map leaked onto the Web, using Web browsing idiosyncrasies to gauge depression, CBS green lights a Draw Something game show pilot, and Jeff sees a movie he actually liked! [Read more]...
The 404 1,076: Where you don't know you're beautiful (podcast)

IBM supercomputer takes on new role in health arena

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IBM's Watson supercomputer has gone from game show king to doctor's office helper. You may recall the epic man vs. machine battle two years ago in which the supercomputer beat former champions on the show Jeopardy. Well, now there's a Watson tablet and computer app doctors can use to...
IBM supercomputer takes on new role in health arena
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IBM's Game Show Winning Watson Computer Goes To Work Treating Cancer

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Remember Watson? That’s right, the IBM-made supercomputer and whipped the human race at the game show Jeopardy, and then for an encore went to medical school and embarrassed us all by becoming a sort-of big shot doctor? Yeah, that Watson. Remember too how this time last year it was starting...
IBM's Game Show Winning Watson Computer Goes To Work Treating Cancer

Zynga Tries Again With Draw Something 2, a Celebrity-Infused Social Network

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(Photo: Twitter/RyanSeacrest) Celebrity revelations rarely arrive without some behind-the-scenes orchestration, which is what we imagine happened this afternoon when Ryan Seacrest “gave away Zynga’s secret,” by outting the launch of Draw Something 2 on Twitter. After all, Mr. Seacrest’s production company RS Productions also happens to have acquired the rights to the...
Zynga Tries Again With Draw Something 2, a Celebrity-Infused Social Network

As Zynga Attempts to Resuscitate Draw Something, Its Daily Active Users Shrink by Almost Half in One Month

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Are the OMGPOP developers the luckiest team in tech? It certainly seems that way. Gaming behemoth Zynga snapped up the tiny game company back in March just as Draw Something’s daily active users hit its peak of around 15 million. Since then, users have steadily declined, and Zynga has made...
As Zynga Attempts to Resuscitate Draw Something, Its Daily Active Users Shrink by Almost Half in One Month

Engadget HD Podcast 347 - 04.30.13

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This week we have a review of the ASUS Cube Google TV, rumors of an Amazon set-top box and Microsoft announcing when it will announce the next Xbox. LG has put its 55-inch curved OLED HDTV up for pre-orders in Korea with a price of about $13K, we'll take...
Engadget HD Podcast 347 - 04.30.13

Watson ponders careers in cooking, drug research as IBM makes it earn its keep

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While mad game show skills are nice and all, IBM has started to nudge Watson toward the door to begin paying its own freight. After a recent foray into finance, the publicity-loving supercomputer has now brought its number-crunching prowess to the pharmaceutical and pastry industries, according to the New...
Watson ponders careers in cooking, drug research as IBM makes it earn its keep

Draw Something Mobile Game Aims for Prime Time TV

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The popular mobile and social game is reportedly coming to TV as a game show, where home audiences can compete with celebrities and show off their artistic skills....
Draw Something Mobile Game Aims for Prime Time TV

IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

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IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers. The company's new Power Express servers announced on Tuesday will integrate some hardware and software elements derived from Watson. The servers...
IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

DailyDirt: Beating The Odds

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Everyone knows that the odds always favor the house, but every once in a while, someone figures out a way to beat the system. Here are just a few examples of clever folks who have succeeded and earned some significant winnings. There are a lot of guys named Don Johnson...
DailyDirt: Beating The Odds
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