Dr. Watson


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Dr. Watson

(1) A reference to IBM's AI computer when used in the medical field. See Watson.

(2) A Windows utility that reports extensive details about a crash (abend). Dr. Watson either sits in the background and captures the current status of the system at the moment of the crash, or it is launched at the time of crash in order to report the details. The DW.EXE file has been available for many years as a diagnostic utility, and it has been known to automatically launch when a crash occurs. See abend.
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References in classic literature ?
"I am sure that, with your symptoms, my friend Dr. Watson here would prescribe a sedative.
"Dear me," said he, "it was only this moment at breakfast that I was saying to my friend, Dr. Watson, that sensational cases had disappeared out of our papers."
"A man can't expect always to have it his own way, can he, Dr. Watson. Step this way, if you please, gentlemen, and I think I can convince you once for all that it was John McFarlane who did this crime."
Holmes," he continued, when they had gone, "I could not speak before the constables, but I don't mind saying, in the presence of Dr. Watson, that this is the brightest thing that you have done yet, though it is a mystery to me how you did it.
"It is a cipher that Dr. Watson and I have had occasion to solve.
"My friend Dr. Watson made that suggestion to me as we came down.
It was, as Dr. Watson told us, a form of knife which is used for the most delicate operations known in surgery.
You and I and--yes, why, Dr. Watson is the very man.
This is my intimate friend and associate, Dr. Watson, before whom you can speak as freely as before myself.
Dr. Watson also said that the company was not approved 10 years ago and the company did not distribute any hazelnut plants to orchards until 2012, which remained a small number for several years.
Prior to her arrival at USFSP, Dr. Watson served as assistant dean and Northeastern State University's first named endowed chair.
Dr. Watson is at the University of California, Los Angeles.