Because I am nothing if not an amazing business woman, I researched what kind of content makes for bestselling books. It turns out the answer is “one-night stands,” drug addictions, and recipes. Here, we are out of luck. But I can offer you lurid tales of anxiety and cowardice.
—Tina Fey, “Bossypants”
Could a machine with a seeming zest for life destroy itself purposely one day, planning the entire episode so as to fool its mother machine into “thinking” (which, of course, machines cannot do, since they are mere hunks of inorganic matter) that it had perished by accident?
—Foreward (written by Douglas Hofstadter) to Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
Wake up early. Drink coffee. Work hard. Be ambitious. Keep your priorities straight, your mind right and your head up. Do well, live well and dress really well. Do what you love, love what you do. It is time to start living.
I want to live far enough away from humanity that I can open my window and not hear the screams of broken households.