* Posts by bdefrogg

2 posts • joined 24 Nov 2012

I love you. I will kill you! I want to make love to you: The evolution of AI in pop culture

bdefrogg

Colossus: The Forbin Project

And there is the pre-Skynet 1970's "Colossus: The Forbin Project" AI that finds its Soviet counterpart and together control all the nukes. And as noted from Wikipedia: Guardian/Colossus informs Forbin that "freedom is just an illusion" and that "In time you will come to regard me not only with respect and awe, but with love". Forbin angrily replies, "Never!"

Asteroid miners hunt for platinum, leave all common sense in glovebox

bdefrogg

Re: But there is no concept of private property.

Or just toss your empty beer keg at them (at appropriate velocity).

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