geekage

May 8, 2001
Geek Link of the Moment
ZZZ online is a neat "latest inventions" website. I liked last week's, which featured a mode of transportation for certifiably insane people, like something out of a G.I.Joe cartoon. The entire archive might be worth clicking through, if you're bored, a gadget-geek, and/or obsessive-compulsive.

Quotes of the Moment
"Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best."
--"Chinese" Proverb, it looks like at one point it made the rounds. It reminds me of an old favorite quote:
"He who fights and runs away lives to fight another day...but that's not why I ran away."
--Bulwer-Lytton contest entry

Geek Joke of the Moment
"I have a quantum car. Every time I look at the speedometer I get lost..."
--Neil "barnacle" Barnes, rec.arts.sf.written. I was really amused when I found out Volkswagen Quantum is a real car, so maybe somewhere out there there might be a "Quantum Mechanic".