Context (if needed):
The speaker is trying to expose a robot pretending to be human. The first line is said when the robot ends up pouring soup from her thermos (instead of engine oil). The second line is said when the robot ends up attempting to use an abacus and hand calculations (instead of using an in-built calculator).
I had a feeling New Year is coming in various significance (??)
I feel like my interpretation of 意味 is wrong, and I'm not sure if で is the "by/in" particle or て form of です.