Monday, October 10, 2005

An elegant solution

So, a number of vehicles actually completed the DARPA Grand Challenge, a race in which machines had to cover a particular distance over rough ground with no human interaction whatsoever - using only sensors and onboard AI.

Zypper: hey, 5 driverless vehicles completed the grand challenge. woot
Flasher T: yeah, that's pretty cool
Flasher T: Someone at the JoS?off boards commented that with this new technology, there is no need for suicide bombers any more.
Flasher T: Until I pointed out that suicide bombers are still a lot cheaper...
Zypper: the more desperate the poverty, the higher the birthrate
Flasher T: solution: emergency condom airlift.

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