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More “Jeopardy!” Reading

Watson: Your friendly future robot overlord!

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– “The ‘Jeopardy!’ buzzer is a cruel mistress”; why a Watson victory might not mean that much.

– Newsweek reports that the median demographic for a “Jeopardy!” viewer is 65 years old. This might explain why we spent New Year’s Eve watching “Wheel of Fortune.”

– Chris Wilson at Slate wants to see Watson try its hand at poker.

– Mary Elizabeth Williams in Salon: “It’s all fun and games until the human race is enslaved by our robot overlords.”

– Blake Eskin: Watson is no fun.

Here’s our favorite SNL “Jeopardy!” sketch.

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