There's a moment in every geek's life when one goes for the 'communal hug' on a pet-subject and finds oneself unexpectedly out in the cold.
The piano player stops playing. The landlord shakes his head as his eyes head heavenward, and he slinks away to rearrange the crisps. The lonely sound of a misdirected dart is all that haunts the otherwise silent pub. And it's definitely time to get your anorak.
"You like what...?"
|Her: Movie of a Man Who Falls in Love With His Operating System|
|Fuck The Karate Kid: Why Life is So Much Harder Than We Think|
|Gay Zombie Porn Screening Leads to Police Raid|
|Cowboys & Aliens|
|“Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system.”|
|“When automation starts displacing lawyers, accountants and bankers, then we might see some push-back.”|
|“A photograph of the last male northern white rhinoceros.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|“A fraudster poses as an attractive woman and encourages a man to masturbate in front of a webcam.”|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|“Facebook has contributed to, and profited from, the erosion of democratic norms in the United States.”|
|“Semis, not personal cars, are the smartest use of autonomous technology.”|
|“The company’s ambition, its ruthlessness, and its lack of a moral compass scare me.”|
|“The way we produce energy today is deadly.”|
|“The homemade airplane does indeed fly!”|