>Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 21:30:23 -0600
>From: "Ross A. Finlayson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: post-singularity teenage sayings
>Dale Johnstone wrote:
> > I'm really sorry, I just couldn't resist it...
I LOVE number 7! All these images of turnips in their little white coats...
> > Another Seven Signs of the Singularity:
> > 1) Short-term femtotrading is frowned upon by daytraders.
> > 2) TV ads are every other scanline. Youth attention-span is now
> measured in
> > pixels.
> > 3) Your telephone answering machine gets an answering machine to take
> > while it's down the pub.
> > 4) The gunk under your fridge is uplifted and gets a place of it's own.
> > 5) The half-dozen remote controls in your living room develop a collective
> > and assimilate all the other appliances in the neighbourhood, forming one
> > giant entertainment cube. They leave your CDs though.
> > 6) The same version of Windows is now released every week. It still
> > 80% of your massive harddrive and still takes over 3 minutes to boot up.
> > Security patches are released daily.
> > 7) GM turnips form a biotech company and sequence their own genome.
> > Cheers,
> > Dale Johnstone.
>Ha ha ha ha!
>That was pretty funny.
"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'
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