"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
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"I don't vote. They've got machines that do that now."
"Sorry folks-it's not what you ordered, but everyone is getting fettucine until we fix the computer."
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"The machine's done something really weird to Mr. Hendrickson."
"If only I'd thought to take my damn phone with me, I could be getting some work done."
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"I design retinal-controlled destination-mapping interfaces for self-driving transportation, but not in the traditional sense."
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"The curvature of the screen tricks the brain into perceiving that you're not overpaying."
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"I do like you, Peter, but interfacing is a very serious step."
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"Organic is nice, but haven't you got anything digital?"
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"I understand the Everest climb used to be quite a chore."
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Another Energy-Saving Idea From Your Electric-Eel Council:
"All I'm saying is now is the time to develop the technology to deﬂect an asteroid."
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"I just feel fortunate to live in a world with so much disinformation at my fingertips."
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"With a real live woman right here, why would you turn to the Internet for an argument?"
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"Do I need to remind you that I have a huge Internet following?"
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"You know, you can do this just as easily online."
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How Grandma Sees the Remote
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"You didn't tell me Tuscany doesn't have cable."
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"The research shows that rats who comment on-line are dumber than rats who don't."
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"Basically, we're all trying to say the same thing."
The Dream Remote
"Please select hymn number 637 on your i-pods."
"No, no! I mean I'm on line."
"Look, if you must go down to the seas again, to the lonely seas and sky, then go!But take your BlackBerry."
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"Oh, come on, you know we should have switched to touch-tone years ago."
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