Tuesday July 22, 2008
Book 10: The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse — Part II: Enter the Longshoreman


Andy: How's he doing there, Elizabeth?
Elizabeth: what makes you think that robot is a "he?"
Andy: Well. . . I was going to say "because he's really big and strong," but that's not the right answer, is it?
Elizabeth: The robot is doing fine, Andy. He caught and stacked that whole batch in less than ten seconds, didn't miss a single box, and never once commented about the sexism inherent in his workplace.