StanleyPain Oh, this deserves a quick LJ. One time when I was running register at the bookstore where I work this guy brought up some weird fundie christian book about how all computers are the conduit of the devil and the number 666 is everywhere to be found inside them etc. etc. When I rang up the book, it came out to .66 with tax. Surprisingly, he just paid and left.
SteamPoweredKleenex "Cooks meals?" Only if you don't know what you're doing while overclocking it and happen to leave your groceries inside the case.
And if anyone thinks a computer is intelligent, they've never tried to use one to pay bills, make travel reservations...
Syd Midnight The author's computer education consists of an IBM promotional pamphlet from 1966 entitled "COMPUTERS AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW" where they say 1 giant IBM supercomputer will run the country by 1980.
Paracelsus 'His Satanic Majesty' is a bit of a giveaway, isn't it?