IBM and "Bon Appetit" Release Chef Watson; Print Is Dead Library at the Punch Room

June 23, 2015

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APPS — IBM and Bon Appetit magazine have made Chef Watson, their cognitive cooking app, available to the public. “Created through a collaboration with Bon Appétit, the app inspires home cooks everywhere to discover unexpected flavor combinations to address everyday mealtime challenges in creative ways and bring new ideas to the kitchen,” according to a release. Chef Watson takes the Bon Appetit database, with more than 10,000 recipes, and applies information on food chemistry and human taste preferences to find new flavor profiles. The app is meant to help cooks change…