Inspired by content at Doctor Recommended:
People hate on Hammer but he was a pioneer. Truly ahead of his time. Watching old Hammer videos made me think of Digital Underground’s line “you look like MC Hammer on crack, Humpty!” which naturally led me to this. Maybe it’s just because I have kids and am old enough to remember Digital Underground but I thought it was pretty funny.
Also I was routed to this story by a friend who probably fears my obsession with strong AI:
Scientists Abandon AI Project After Seeing The Matrix
My favorite line:
“I saw Revolutions with my 12-year-old son Eric,” Markovitch said. “He saw the look of worry on my face and said, ‘Dad, don’t be scared. It’s only make-believe.’ I had to tell him, ‘No, son, it’s what your father does for a living.'”