Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for June 26, 2011
Man: Where should we sit, Zip? Zipper: Hard to say... no girls are making eye contact! Sure, I could go the rote route, but why would I? Ask me a question - any question. Man: When is Guy Fawkes Day? Zipper: November 5th. 0.08 seconds. Man: The seventh most abundant element in the earth's crust? Zipper: Magnesium. 0.14 second. Man: The three main branches of moral philosophy? Zipper: Applied ethics, normative ethics and meta-ethics. 0.09 seconds. Man: Wow... you're right. Search is a lot faster than trying to remember. Zipper: And more accurate! Which raises profound questions about what it means to be a student! Man: Yeah, like why go to college? Zipper: Well, to party. That hasn't changed. Don't overthink this.