Terry Johnson
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9/18/08
3:23 PM
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@B: Gonna be a bitch figuring out how to dial without a body. I'm going to need to upgrade my cell phone.

8/22/08
2:20 PM
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@RAHfanboy: I drank a SlimFast once. It would be a tossup (pun intended) if I had a choice between that or a 3% beer.

8/22/08
2:20 PM
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@bagofmice: True, but our green is not goo - it's not a uniform colony comprised of a single organism so successful it's taken over.

8/21/08
4:17 PM
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@Klebert L. Hall: I considered discussing the "pure energy" thing as part of a "Evolution doesn't have an End Boss" future, but that may deserve a column of its own.

8/1/08
3:41 PM
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@MarcosR: With a little luck, Moore's Law will find a loophole or three that cuts down on the juice.

8/1/08
3:40 PM
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@YatesRichards: I'll admit to playing fast and loose with silicon-based and in silico, but I'm not sure we can say quite so easily that we're merely life running on carbon-based hardware. You could run a simulation of carbon-based life on silicon, or - perhaps in the future - you could run a simulation of AI in Read more

8/1/08
3:32 PM
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@cyr3n: Back when I was in training, we tried all sorts of loopy things to achieve the proper stretch - I'd be all for it. Sure to be a market in physical therapy, too.

7/22/08
8:07 PM
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@bjarmson: Perhaps I'm cynical, but I've always thought Wash died because the ensemble cast of Firefly was too large for a series of movies, and of all the roles on the ship that River could have grown into as a replacement, pilot made the most sense.

7/16/08
8:22 PM
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I can't help but like anyone who reacts to an arrow in the ass with, "AAAAUGH that did not just happen!"

7/3/08
8:13 PM
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@Brutalitarian: I hadn't thought of silicon and sulfur - hmm. I'll have to ponder that. My sulfur chemistry begins and ends with disulfide protein bonds.