“Jeopardy!” player Ken Jennings, who won a record 74 consecutive games, refers to his opponent, an IBM computer called “Watson,” after a practice round of the quiz show in Yorktown Heights, New York, in 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

“Jeopardy!” player Ken Jennings, who won a record 74 consecutive games, refers to his opponent, an IBM computer called “Watson,” after a practice round of the quiz show in Yorktown Heights, New York, in 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

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