[ExI] Artificial Intelligence: A Worst Case Scenario, by Ed Merta (2002)
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Fri Dec 21 15:43:21 UTC 2012
Artificial Intelligence: A Worst Case Scenario, by Ed Merta
Today is the end of the world <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_phenomenon>,
so I thought to repost this apocalyptic science fiction short story by Ed
Merta, first appeared on *Transhumanity* in 2002. Transhumanity was the
late lamented magazine of the World Transhumanist Association (now
I was editor of *Transhumanity* at the time.
U.S. MILITARY REPORTEDLY ON WORLDWIDE ALERT
Washington (AP) – 02:33 EST, November 17, 2039.
Pentagon sources this morning said that United States military forces
around the world have been placed at the highest possible state of alert
and ordered to move to a full war footing. There was no immediate official
announcement of the change in alert status. The sources who provided the
information refused to give a reason for the mobilization, saying only that
official information would follow within the next few hours...
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