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IBM's Watson is now a cooking app apparently

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http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032501/i...

This has a nice visual, but apparently it's very early in the process.

http://asmarterplanet.com/blog/2014/0...

Google also has a very handy recipe feature already. This looks like a snazzier version of the same thing.

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  1. Yeah, I posted about this a couple of weeks ago, and it didn't get any play:

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/979388

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    1. I signed up for the beta test.

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      1. Huh.

        I've been kinda doing the same thing with google for years.

        I don't even use the recipe app. I find a general search works for my needs ( Just type in ingredients, sometimes use "+" ).

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          1. re: pikawicca

            Thanks.
            I'll give it a try next time I need a recipe.

            Bad thing; I'm a CMU/CS mom.
            Shhhh.

            p.s. in my defense, my kiddo has also worked for google....

          2. re: pedalfaster

            I always think Google should show me more results, but that may be greed on my part.

            It's a good way to get lost in more obscure food blogs though. "Oh, I've never seen this one." Three hours later you're ordering pizza. But overall I've found Google to be pretty useful.

          3. I've been playing with the beta for awhile and the results are hysterical.

            It's trying to invent new recipes rather than just helping you search out existing recipes, and it's not very good at it yet. One of my first recipe recommendations involved roasting peaches then blending them with raw chicken and serving it as soup.

            It'll be interesting to watch it learn and improve, but right now, it is definitely not ready for prime time.