The best sentences we read today

January 14, 2014

-- "Pablo? Oh, Pablo used to be a good painter; now he’s just a genius.”

-- "A McDonald's filled with nothing but robot workers felt just as close (and inevitable) in 1989."

-- “You could think of it as a Google-inspired crowd-funding system that encourages all researchers to make autonomous, individual funding decisions towards people, not projects or proposals."

-- "Now, nearly every expensive lab test I’ve gotten over the past year is coming to the delightful convenience of my smartphone."

-- "There is no vaccine to protect against it and, in the most severe cases, no cure."

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Brad Plumer · January 14, 2014