Whatever happened to Algol anyway?
By 1980, it had turned into Pascal, never to return. Wirth's compiler was a big reason - it was easy to port to new machines, so spread like a virus.
PL/1: probably a goner
Pascal: is that still around?
LISP: was already for hipsters only by the 80's
But, hey, Bush was in business with the family of OBL
And, as the Republicans used to repeatedly hammer us over the head with, Obama was a member of an organization that included Weather Underground co-founder Bill Ayers. While I'm no supporter of Bush, this kind of thing could get almost anybody.
And what if these were the last two specimens ?
The authors did say these might be a "failed experiment in multicellular life".
"[Getting a new prosthetic hand and iPod configured to work together] takes a long time," Eberle told the San Antonio Express-News. "It's tedious and it's a lot of work with the hand itself."
So in fact, another ipod could work, but it has to be trained first. A good backup of the training data should allow a new ipod to be set up quickly, but it sounds like they didn't do that.
I for one would buy Google car tomorrow if it could get me to work in brief bursts at 120mph shaving seconds off my commute.
FIFY. Get real, self-driving cars aren't magic, and will still need to deal with traffic.