By HoneyColony Staff

There already exists a computer that can beat a human contestant on the TV quiz show “Jeopardy.” Now it appears they’re sharpening their intellectual knives to make a computer that can cook on “Iron Chef.” What?

In the computer science field, getting a computer to beat a mortal was an achievement because it meant designing a machine that understood how humans think. Now the goal is to get a computer to understand how a human whips up new ideas such as recipes.

“The goal in computational creativity is to come up with new things that have never been seen before,” says Lav Varshney, a computer scientist at IBM. 

So how do you turn a computer into a culinary genius? You can read the full article here.