Friday, June 30, 2006
You try to raise them right, and they still conquer and oppress you
Laini and I just got back from OMSI (the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) and their current Robots (!! yay !!) exhibit. The title of this post is actually swiped from one of the many billboard ads all over Portland where they have pics of robots with catchy phrases like that. Another funny billboard said "Humans are funny ... we'll miss you when we take over the world." I love those (only because they can't come true...right?). We met Laini's mom and our niece Izzy and her friend Chiara for lunch and some robot goodness. There was a (possibly unintentionally) funny movie playing on a loop there about one of the first computers that could do a number of computations at once and how it was over 40 feet long and weighed 30 tons. I wonder how much our grandkids will laugh at us with our iPods and DVD players...
While we were there I made a friend:
... but then he got a little clingy and weird:
And for those of you who'd read my last post, check out what "mysteriously" showed up at our house last week ...
... hmm, I wonder how that happened? (heh heh :)