"I'm sorry, but a singularity inside the apartment is hardly the co-op's responsibility."
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"I don't know - the minute I figured out how to make it self-aware it realized it was naked, ran, and hid from me."
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"I think, therefore I am...hungry?"
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"Or research has proved that the chicken came not just before the egg, but before anything else in the known universe."
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"It's the Singularity-the machines are taking over!"
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It was after her third failed attempt at deciphering the captcha that Rachel began to suspect...
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Introducing...The Smart-Ass Phone
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Self Driving Car - Self Conscious Car - Self Actualized Car
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"I thought you and the other robots might find these useful."
"…Of course, a new model can't expect to understand how it is when they discontinue your line and parts get scarce!"
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"Darling Elizabeth! How I long to hold you betwixt my giant industrial clamps."
The singularity is near
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