“The New Thing” / Memorable Fancies #1623

[“Nothing on earth is more vengeful than the jealousy of a machine that believes itself to be neglected.” – Metropolis, film script (1926)]

The old thing realizes that there is a new thing. No matter how it modifies itself, adds accessories, changes out a few parts – it’s still hopelessly outdated, ignored, neglected: the last typewriter, the last keypunch machine, the last microfilm reader, the last mainframe, the last flip phone, the last car that needs a driver, the last driver, the last voter, the last citizen, the last – human.

[Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished]

Malice-cover lightened

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