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@teledyn@mstdn.ca
2024-04-14 22:41:50

A #vintageSciFi question: there are lots of plots where evil or misguided AI that controls everything runs amok (HAL) or not (COLOSSUS), but the #IvanTors film Gog (1954) is the earliest I know where a perfectly fine AI master-controller gets hijacked by code-injection from the real enemy; this happens again a decade later in Godzilla vs Megalon, but are there any earlier master-AI takeover films, books or short stories?
(fwiw, any PhD who names his bots Gog and Magog should expect trouble)

@teledyn@mstdn.ca
2024-06-10 03:43:04

Out of The Unknown: No place like Earth (John Wyndham)
#vintagescifi
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