How The Simpsons make us human

If you’re interested in language, computers, and human cognition, check out my brother Ben’s first piece for the Atlantic, in which he pops the hype balloon that has inflated around the Watson computer’s performance on “Jeopardy.” Suddenly, my stash of Simpsons trivia has become profound!

2 thoughts on “How The Simpsons make us human

  1. heh…now I know what a snowclone is. Didn’t realize the overlord one had originated with The Simpsons. I must have seen that episode in a rerun and assumed they had picked it up from popular culture somewhere rather than it being the source of a pop culture reference first time it aired.

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