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Movie Quotes – Day 246

I don’t know if HAL is homicidal, suicidal, neurotic, psychotic, or just plain broken. — 2010

Technology is either a wonderful blessing or a punishment from on high.  A tiny hand-held computer with a radio and camera attached to it is either a super convenient way to share photographs of yourself and your adventures with friends, or a really easy way to have your breasticles splashed across the Internet for all to see. (No, I haven’t looked.  When the young starlets start to look more and more like your teenage daughter, you stop looking.)

A car with more computing power than a space shuttle makes driving easier, more efficient, and almost a joy to drive.  Or, it can break your pocketbook and destroy your mind as you try to troubleshoot what should be a simple problem.  Did I ever mention how much I hate Chrysler engineers?  They took the simple thing we used to call a headlight switch and replaced it with a circuit board that cost $80 to replace.

No matter what, you have to remember that a computer is not alive, has no feelings, and really isn’t out to get you.  Of course, the counter argument is that they always seem to break or have a seizure when you’re trying to meet a deadline, get some sleep, or don’t have the money to fix or replace them.

4 Comments

  1. I don’t even TRY to work on anything newer than 1970s… sigh

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  2. BikerGranny2

     /  September 3, 2014

    There is not such thing as an inanimate object. They are ALL out to get you!

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  3. Shane W

     /  September 3, 2014

    If I ever run across a Chrysler engineer I’ll be inclined to throat punch him! Who in their right friggin’ mind puts the starter, radio, and half of the dash lights on the same fuse?!?!? It just about cost me my hair.

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