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Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

Have a question for John? Email robot@theincomparable.com.

Robot or Not‪?‬ The Incomparable

    • Society & Culture

Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

Have a question for John? Email robot@theincomparable.com.

    Rules for Watching TV

    Rules for Watching TV

    Do you always start watching at the beginning? And do you have to watch till the end?...

    • 8 min
    Burrito, Part 2 (Qdoba v. Panera)

    Burrito, Part 2 (Qdoba v. Panera)

    The strange case of the burrito sandwich....

    • 4 min
    Dog-Shaped Dogs

    Dog-Shaped Dogs

    What is the shape of a dog?...

    • 9 min
    Self-Driving Cars, Part 2

    Self-Driving Cars, Part 2

    Tim Cook thinks that self-driving cars are robots. Does John want to revisit his opinion?...

    • 7 min
    Pandemic Changes (or not)

    Pandemic Changes (or not)

    Has the pandemic made John reconsider some of his previous rulings? (One guess.)...

    • 2 min
    Relish

    Relish

    Not all pickles are pickles, and not all relish is pickle relish....

    • 8 min

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