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There was Sherlock, an old Cray model, that warmed my heart.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
Sherlock Holmes is a new millennium sex symbol with books, movies, and TV episodes introducing him to a new generation of fans.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, you could protest that Sherlock did not really exist and the Ripper did.
LONDON — If Sherlock Holmes was such a smart detective, why was he not put on the case of Jack the Ripper?
He is a pudgy, bespectacled, homburg-wearing cuckold of a Sherlock in those fish-grey postwar years of 1970s England.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Conan Doyle eventually left medicine and created Sherlock Holmes, a character who brought science to the masses.Following Tuberculosis From Death Sentence to Cure|Tessa Miller|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.
He shone as a polite scholar and a wit, and is famous for his controversy with Dr. Sherlock on the subject of the trinity.
He spent a great deal of his time on the front porch, finding it far from unpleasant to be regarded as a second Sherlock Holmes.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
Sherlock Holmes is the hero of the famous detective stories of Conan Doyle.
We speak of "a Sherlock Holmes" when we mean to describe some one who is very quick at finding out things.