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April 17, 2006

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At The Long Tail, Chris Anderson posts a scan of a letter he got from the publishers of the laters book by Marvin Minsky, the well-known thinker on artificial intelligence. "So much for our AI overlords," he quips.... [Read More]

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Ivy

Dear <>? That sounds almost like the beginning of a really bad SF story.

"Dear <>, Nay, not dear, but dearest and darling. Though we live so close together, we rarely get the chance to talk. Yet, through these long months, I've admired your sleek curves, your contoured surfaces. My heart is keyed the soft way you descend and the jaunty way you pop back up. Won'y you pop over this afternoon, just for a few moments? Hoping to be your beloved, <>"

Then <> can get involved in the love triangle, and <> can try to take revenge on <> by attacking <> who can only escape by taking refuge in "Safe Mode".

Okay, that's starting to make "The Eye of Argon" look good.

So will you take the Minsky book?

Ivy

Argh. That was supposed to have key names like Alt and Ctrl between the braces. Sorry.

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I went to dinner tonight and the woman offered me water. "Sparkling water?" she inquired. "Tap water is fine," I said. I looked at the menu. The sparkling water was $4.50. If I ever paid $4.50 for water, the ghost of my dead grandfather would rise up and beat me with a 2x4.

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The Long Tail by Chris Anderson

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