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The name “Watson”–the IBM supercomputer that beat human Jeopardy champions handily–has become a fixture in today’s lexicon. So much so that the New York State Department of Taxation has partnered with IBM and is using the same technology developed for Watson to review tax returns. Thomas H. Mattox, the tax commissioner explained that their new systems incorporates the use of “business analytics” to determine the merit of tax returns. In other words, Watson is helping NY to catch cheaters.