When Ed Harbour, vice president of the IBM Watson Group, looks out the window of his office in the East Village neighborhood of New York City, he can stare across the street at Facebook’s East Coast base and see the bright green-painted bars outfitting its walls.

“You saw the bright blue ‘fins’ decorating our Immersion Room here?” he asks, referring to the sleek neon-blue color scheme of Watson’s cognitive computing system.

“See those green bars that Facebook has? Well, our colleagues have emulated us with their green bars. It’s a little competition. We admire their green bars, but they did show up after our blue came along.”

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