By Andrea Smardon
Wednesday night is the much-anticipated final round of the quiz show Jeopardy, in which Watson, a computer, competes against the two greatest champions in the show's history.
The contest has generated a special kind of excitement at MIT.
Her secret life: TV host. As a product designer, Judy Lee brings her experience in mechanical engineering and industrial design to the creation of new products. Judy also gets to act like a kid and use lots of power tools as host of the PBS series, Design Squad Nation.
This new series showcases amazing engineering feats, including a huge Frankenstein cake with moving parts, a pedal-powered bike organ, and a human-powered flying machine. The show and website teach kids to solve real-world problems using science, math, and technology.