So, let’s say I was a tinkerer1 and you told me that you could show me a robot that could make things out of plastic that I would normally have to cobble together out of junk. I would say that is awesome.
Honey! Honey! Guess what?! Did you know there are such things as KNITTING MACHINES!?! I mean, ROBOTS that would do all that tedious knitting FOR you! We could just program it and it would just make stuff for us! Isn’t this awesome?! <Wait for squeals of glee>
Apparently there’s something about the act of knitting that is considered productive. I don’t know. I’m not convinced.
Where was I?
Oh, knitting robots. Okay, here’s the thing – I may not be interested in knitting, but a knitting robot interests me. 4 5 I am not interested in knitting something myself any more than I am interested in actually building something layer by layer with a hot glue gun that shoots molten ABS. 6 But, I am interested in having plastic stuff just as I’m interested in having clothing.
Also, this is what I believe a knitting robot would look like:
- which I am [↩]
- Was she? [↩]
- Reminds me of an old joke about a man and a dog and a data center. Supposedly you only need one of each to run a data center. The man to feed the dog and the dog to make sure the man doesn’t touch any buttons. [↩]
- Then again, a robot anything interest me. [↩]
- A robot carrot, you say? Tell me more! [↩]
- I take that back. Now that I think about it, a molten plastic gun might be kinda cool. Bad analogy. That’s not the point. [↩]
- And, I’d be all, *clap* *clap* Knitting Robot! OoooooooooHHHhhhhhh Knitting Roooooobot! Knit me a pony Knitting Robot. [↩]
- That pony doesn’t look happy enough. Destroy that pony Knitting Robot. Make me a HAPPY pony! [↩]
- Oh, this one is too happy. Destroy this pony Knitting Robot. Knitting Robot… destroy all ponies. [↩]
- Knitting Robot, are you crying? [↩]
- Thanks to Dna for the link! [↩]