Analyzing the Octomom phenomenon on the H+ blog, futurist trickster R.U. Sirius writes:

More isn't always better, but if self-selected use of technology to push back the biological goal posts is any criteria, Octomom - as a world-champion biological mother - has had her performance dramatically enhanced . . . I don't see this so much as the dark side of radical technological evolution as just the weird side. I mean, yes… you do have people screaming about the taxpayers having to pay for her babies, but compared to billions of dollars in banker bonuses or Paul Bremer running around Iraq with satchels filled with $4 billion dollars in cash, Octomom is a bargain – well worth the price in entertainment dollars.