The best sentences we read today

September 19, 2013

--- "The android barkeep currently being developed is called 'James,' and this attack on human workers and social interaction is being funded by the government of the European Union."

--- "If there’s one thing to learn from new versions of Apple’s mobile software, iOS, it might be that everyday people don’t care about what so-called tech influencers have to say."

--- "But after two years of collecting pencil shavings with tweezers for his customers, Rees is nearing his breaking point."

--- "Perhaps the sustained bout of losing had made people like him and Charlie Wilmoth into a better breed of sports watchers—not grasping and, as my colleague Nicholas Thompson recently noted of Sox supporters, entitled, but instead, thanks to all those years of forced letting go, the possessors of at least a minor kind of baseball enlightenment."

 

Lydia DePillis is a reporter focusing on labor, business, and housing. She previously worked at The New Republic and the Washington City Paper. She's from Seattle.
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