Hello? Squirrel speaking.

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  1. Doctor Q Administrator

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    BBC news link
    The article is good, with some comments about when it is sensible to develop socially-aware technology (devices that are aware of human behavior and accommodate it intelligently) and when it isn't.

    In the meantime, if you phone me and a squirrel answers, now you'll know why.

    Side note: One paragraph in the article seems to have had a little problem with an include file on the web server, so the message "an error occurred while processing this directive" came out instead! Whoops!
     
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    I want one... :eek: :p

    I wonder if it plays nice with the aibo?
     

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    Squirrel seems to be just the thing that every busy executive needs on his/her desk.
     
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    Donald Trump already has one on his head.
     
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    Thank you Doctor Q that brought a big smile on my face. Waiting to hear when the good Doctor Q has one on his desk.
     
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    "Click. Hello. This is Doctor Q's answering squirrel. Doctor Q is busy working on today's Sudoku puzzle and can't be disturbed. Personally, I think he's already a little disturbed, if you know what I mean. In other words, he's nuts! Ummm, nuts. I could go for some cashews right now."

    I think I won't buy one of these just yet.
     
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    LOL!!! Nice one Doc.
     
  11. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

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    LOL. Brought to mind a customer of mine this weekend. Showed his friend the new Casio EX-S500 digital camera. His comment was, "I'm a squirrel. Oh, such a bright shiny thing".

    Hard to keep on track in the sales process with a comment like that. :D
     
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    I would want to have Wacky Squirell for my desktop.
     

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    If a squirrel is going to answer my phone, I want it to be Foamy
     
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    Not so sure that I can trust a squirrel to handle my incoming calls....
    ....Ah, what the heck, I'll give it a shot. ;) :)
     

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