Annals of Technology: The first crude drinking straws appeared in ancient Egypt around 1200 B.C.
"Smaller, more powerful chips allow me to have a smaller head."
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"We have lots of information technology. We just don't have any information."
"Do you have anything newer and more useless?"
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"Now, this complete, all-in-one model has . . . .and this large, roomy cabinet at the bottom, in case anything new is invented."
"We're going to start with the birds and the bees and then work our way up to the new reproductive technologies."
"Shouldn't we hold off an artificial intelligence until we figure out actual intelligence?"
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"Once I connect with my server over there, I can turn my lamp on and off."
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"According to my PDA's global positioner, I'm right where I should be."
"Mom, I can't get this book to turn on."
"Everything I had in my shell is now on my tablet."
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Have the author sign your kindle...
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Graduation day at drone school.
"And can one illuminate the manuscript?"
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Birds with Headphones
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"Who can we call?"
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The Guy Who Invented the Wheel
"When I was your age, I had to ride fifteen miles on a little stationary bike while disco lights flashed and E.D.M. played in the background."
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"Strange - more people are buying the sex bot than the I-told-you-so bot."
"I'm waiting for them to workout the bugs."
"Here's the deal. In exchange for a ceasefire, they'll share their technology."
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"It's exhilarating to know we are riding the crest of the digital media revolution."
"Dammit all, haven't they heard of e-mail?"
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"A lot has happened since your last at-bat."
"Oops - I think I hit 'enter.'"
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