Where Did the Expression “I For One Welcome Our New X Overlords” Come From?

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For those not familiar with this now popular funny meme, the basic idea is to substitute X with any perceived extremely powerful entity that it would be futile to resist. A somewhat recent example of this can be seen when Ken Jennings, after losing to IBM’s Watson on Jeopardy! in 2011, wrote underneath his Final Jeopardy answer “I for one welcome our new computer overlords.”

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