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Friday, January 10, 2014
Chapstick for Robot Cultists
Blistex is being sold as an "anti-aging" wand now. Like "nano" "upload" and the rest of the go-to coinages techno-transcendentalists use to conjure up "The Future" for their transhumanoid, singularitarian, techno-immortalist faithful, the actual deliverables tend be marketing gimmicks to sell packaged lunch meat and chewing gum and landfill-destined hand-held devices when they are not being deployed as marketing gimmicks to sell guru-wannabes as Very Serious "tech" experts.