Wednesday, October 05, 2011

But Siriously Folks

As Phil Talked about Siri last night, all the jokes on Twitter were about HAL. But the more I think about it, the more Cory Doctorow's story Epoch comes to mind:

Every now and again, my phone rings with a crazy, non-existent return number.
When I answer, there's a click like a speaker turning on, a pregnant silence,
and then the line drops. Probably an inept spambot.
Maybe it's BIGMAC, out there, in the wild, painfully reassembling himself on
compromised 32-bit machines running his patchkit.

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