Monday, February 6, 2017

H&R Block IBM Watson Super Bowl Ad

Wow, they really want to use an AI supercomputer to figure out people’s taxes?

The first thing that came to mind when I hard about this was Watson saying: “Hey, this guy’s a tax cheat! I’m telling the IRS!” And H&R Block says: “No, wait! Don’t tell on him!” And Watson says: “Too late: I already contacted them.” And then everyone else waiting to have their taxes done flees the building, with receipts and such flying in the breeze behind them as they go.

Here’s the super intelligent spot: