Singularity Already Here?

Summer                                                                  Healing Moon

On the way to a new breakfast place in Evergreen this morning our Garmin, Ophelia, lost the plot. We were hunting for the Lakeshore Cafe on Upper Bear Creek Drive. Ophelia took us over 5 miles on Upper Bear Creek Drive, which winds past some of the most expensive homes I’ve seen out here. Lots of stone and timbers and glass, a rushing Bear creek, wide expanses of stupid lawn and horses. Ophelia took us past Winter Gulch road, up a dead end road, then directed us up Yankee Drive, which was a dirt road winding uphill. Finally, at the end of Yankee Drive we came to a gate and that was that. We had to turn around, reverse field.

Turns out the Lakeshore Cafe, which we did find no thanks to Ophelia, was less than a thousand feet off Highway 74 on Upper Bear Creek Drive. In  hindsight I guess we should have suspected something when Evergreen Lake was far behind us, since a lakeshore cafe would probably have a lake view. But we trusted in Ophelia. Doesn’t bode well for the human versus machine wars predicted by the Singularity folks.

 

 

This entry was posted in GeekWorld. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.