Category Archives: satire

Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 40 (Ask Not)

I, Abraham, loaded with sins, have composed this elegy with the most lively sorrow; for I have seen Constantinople in the days of its glory. – Armenian elegy on the conquest of Constantinople, quoted in the Milman edition of Gibbon’s … Continue reading

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Reg and Syd: Productivism

Reg: “So, Syd, how are your investments in artificial intelligence coming along?” Syd: “Not as well as I’d like. We’re not¬†close to being able to replace our human employees with machines, never mind the super-smart and wise ones that were … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Exercise Routine

Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba has had technical difficulties lately, and hence hasn’t been posting. With luck, the tech has been fixed, and the beatings posts can resume. Stop groaning. It’s bad for morale. You’d think we were trying to survive … Continue reading

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