Dogs don’t have the cognitive skills to play poker. Robots, though. . . .
It was a long day at work on Tuesday and it’ll be a long one on Wednesday. At least I got to work on the big project in between putting out fires and helping other people do stuff.
Trivia: The speakers in the second room were broken, so we had to sit in the first room. This is a little more crowded and noisier. But whatever. Spencer said he applied for a job at a bookstore where he had to write out a bunch of stuff in longhand, which seems a little odd in this day and age, but maybe he’ll get the job. Sarah wanted to know who discovered lobsters were edible. “A 7-year-old boy with a 5-year-old brother,” I said, which she thought was really funny. Kelli described an overly enthusiastic friend that she hadn’t seen in about 8 years and compared her life to a romantic comedy. “But it must be like the first 10 minutes of the movie, because you haven’t met The Guy yet!” Patty said to her. Movies tend to follow logic that’s totally different from what operates in real life, though. And the boring bits of real life don’t get compressed into a montage.