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Passive Resistance

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(This image is originally from Men's Health http://www.menshealth.com/sex-women/sex-robots)
Her hair was a shimmering golden waterfall that broke over shoulders before slightly curling back up towards their source. She had glittering emerald eyes, and full pouting lips painted a dark rouge color. She had no name only a model number and while parts of her were synthesized to the point of being human in the clinical and biological sense most of her was a silicone and latex mold treated with a composite of paints to appear like lightly and evenly tanned flesh.
The voluptuous shell covered a metallic skeleton welded together with light,  very durable,  and yet very malleable alloys, which housed the processors and circuitry and that gave life to the mechanical puppet. The sexual Pinocchio represented a new epoch in the relationship between humanity and the binary digital universe that was now facilitating the evolution of pseudo-organisms that were twisted reflections of the species …
"We really dug ourselves into a hole and I don't think anyone will realize that hole's a grave until after the dirt has already been shoveled back in."

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Technology may destroy us but perhaps not in the way we're all expecting....

Cut deep into the base of a mountain range was an impregnable concrete labyrinth sitting on several tons of cold steel springs that could absorb the tremors of five megaton blast. One of the caverns housed a control room that gave a small team of technicians and analysts a panoramic view of every mile of the sky over the continent. Every day they vigilantly scanned the horizons for an approaching nuclear storm. Even with their vast network of sensors and collective knowledge and experience it was determined to relegate most of the duties of the watchmen of the apocalypse to an automated system that could comprehend the implications of the constant stream of data constantly flowing through the fiber optic neurons.
A job where only one day in your whole career that probably will never come will be the only day that's any different, even when that thing was Armageddon manages to leave those assigned to i…