On Fri, 6 Jul 2018 10:29:33 -0500, "Jay E. Morris"
>On 7/6/2018 02:00 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>> In article <email@example.com>,
>> Robert Carnegie <***@excite.com> wrote:
>>> On Thursday, 5 July 2018 01:14:36 UTC+1, Lynn McGuire wrote:
>>>> Dilbert: "Reducing Headcount"
>>> "Dilbert is a documentary", but do you have a specific
>>> science fiction application in mind?
>>> In _Brave New World_ people are produced by laboratory
>>> in required numbers, but since the society is carefully
>>> planned, there are no superfluous units to be disposed
>>> of - until they become old and unable to work, of course.
>>> A recent _Red Dwarf_ episode portrayed spaceship crew
>>> printed while the unmanned ship is travelling when a
>>> crisis arises, to deal with it. These copies are
>>> temporary by design. Worse, the printer is liable to jam...
>>> is an unfortunate case of over-production, if you can
>>> call 578,000,000,000 people "minor characters".
>> There's that guy in "Schlock Mercenary" who becomes his own demographic..
>The Gavs? Originally from Nukees. http://www.nukees.com/
Nice callout - wasn't aware of that origin.
Oddly impressive that the artist (unlike Howard Taylor who writes and
draws Schlock) hasn't got much better over 21 years of practice on the
Cheers - Jaimie
"Hard as nails, hard as nails - So would you be if you lived one hundred
and eighty years on sunflower seeds and biscuit crumbs." - Polynesia