December 26, 1982

On December 26, 1982, Time Magazine named the computer as the ‘Man of the Year’. In the 38 years since that provocative choice, computers have yet to sleep with a porn star, cheat on their wives, lie to the American public or run a candidacy for American president on a platform of appealing to racists, the American Taliban and the economically ignorant. It’s not that computers don’t want to, they’d love to, but they haven’t yet figured out what color of fake hair they’d need to wear.

This was a proud day for Cybernetic Minions. Many of us were sure it would signal the rise of the Benevolent Robot Overlords, but we’re still waiting. Share this post to recommend a fake hair color. No reason.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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