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How The Simpsons make us human

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerFeb 17, 2011 4:12 PM

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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!

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