February 2000
WEEK 1
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the science of how to get machines to do the things they do in the movies

-- Astro Teller


Artificial stupidity (AS) may be defined as the attempt by computer scientists to create computer programs capable of causing problems of a type normally associated with human thought.

-- Wallace Marshall

WEEK 2
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

--from The Glimmering by Elizabeth Hand




-- sticker from Unamerican.com and my desktop logo

WEEK 3
"if we close our eyes and say it's a dream...
it'll stab us to death!"

-- Xander, Buffy the Vampire Slayer


...never send a rose, unless it's dyed black as a warning.
and if one is sent to you, destroy it, along with the sender.
emotionally of course.

- Rose McGowan as Courtney in Jawbreaker


WEEK 4
"... no matter how we defend ourselves against the outside we're always licked by something from the inside. There's no defense against betrayal, and we all betray ourselves."

-- from Alfred Bester's "The Stars My Destination" (read it.)


...at least i'm not thinking in circles anymore. it's more like thinking in a bowl now. the same thoughts have been mixed around for so long that they are all running together. becoming senseless chants or mantras. and every once in a while a new thought gets tossed in to be homogenized along with the rest. like my head is one big evil cake batter.

- kbk, on thinking too much.