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2001: A Space Odyssey has haunted pop culture with anxiety about rogue AIs for half a century

Graham Marsden

> a tetrahedron sounds good to nerds it doesn't look very impressive in the flesh.

They also dropped the idea because people would make associations with Pyramids (even though they're not the same as a tetrahedron has a triangular base and a pyramid has a square base, but most people wouldn't appreciate the difference!)

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