"The Mega Kill Death Laser should never have been given enough funding and support by me to get as far as it has."
“Think of it this way: a person scrolling aimlessly through a Facebook feed has a lot in common with a blue whale feeding on krill, only we don’t have baleens to filter out the useless chaff.”
"I'm surprised nobody caught on earlier," said Margaret Finch, a head of the project. "You notice how he says everything in that painfully dull monotone that makes you want to jam a drill into your own brain? That's because he's just hooked up to a text-to-speech translator."
"Robotics systems are complex and delicate, and vulnerable to moisture," Hoop explained.
"If you consider the roles men and women traditionally played in ancient civilizations..."
“You need subs, chips, and drinks catered for a company picnic, and you need ‘em yesterday? Boom, your order’s on its way. No messing with your phone or computer, just the food you want, delivered moments after you first envision it. And please remember to connect your credit card for faster checkout."
"I know, I know,” Poppoulos said with a sigh, “we’re supposed to judge art apart from the artist, just like how we can still enjoy a Jackson Pollack painting even though he smoked cigarettes, or 'Annie Hall' even though it was created by a serial sex offender."
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“I am incredibly angry about this,” said internet message board poster MaximumHeretic. “This is censorship. This is like how the Nazis would set fire to books that challenged their authority. Or it was the Communists, I don’t remember."
“If you cite enough articles in a Facebook argument, the necessity of justifying your own opinions vanishes. You can defend yourself with the opinions of professional scholars and critics and bloggers all day long, and if they try to argue, they’d only be fighting someone else—like Ta-Nehisi Coates!"
“I’ve seen a lot of crazy stuff in my time, so most things on the internet, they don't really bother me,” said Chicago native Chris J. Forenstein. “But man, nothing gets my goat like ten or more people posting the same Facebook meme."