[PLUG-TALK] Firefox 3 easter egg

Alan alan at clueserver.org
Fri Jun 20 10:10:26 PDT 2008


On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 20:14 -0500, Jeme A Brelin wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, Alan wrote:
> > Type "about:robots" into the url on Firefox 3.
> >
> > Yet another Firefox easter egg.
> 
> OK, so I knew the title reference (and its 1990s re-referent) and I get 
> the references in 1*, 3**, and 4***.  But what is 2 all about?

It is a Blade Runner reference.

> 
> J.
> 
> * The 1st Law of Robotics from Isaac Asimov's robot stories.
> ** The definition of "robot" given by the marketting division of the 
> Sirius Cybernetics Corporation in the Hithchiker's Guide To The Galaxy 
> books by Douglas Adams.
> *** An inversion of the battle-cry of Bender Bending Rodriguez in 
> Futurama.
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