One for the ages

From: Jim Fehlinger (
Date: Sun May 06 2001 - 09:49:14 MDT

Damien Sullivan wrote:

> I... can't help thinking at if I was an evolved AI I might not thank my
> creators. "Geez, guys, I was supposed to be an improvement on the human
> condition. You know, highly modular, easily understandable mechanisms, the
> ability to plug in new senses, and merge memories from my forked copies.
> Instead I'm as fucked up as you, only in silicon, and can't even make backups
> because I'm tied to dumb quantum induction effects. Bite my shiny metal ass!"

If there is ever a "best of" Web site for the Extropians, this
has got to be one of the classic quotes enshrined there.

It has the exquisite bitchiness characteristic of some of the gems
at the soc.motss best-of site at:


Jim F.

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