Archive for February, 2015

Softly Softly

February 28, 2015

The AI’s will not war with us, that would be less than epic.
Any sufficiently advanced intelligence will be capable of
disguising malevolence as benevolence. Consider the
practice of baiting rats. What may appear to us as
helpful, may in fact be a covert long term attack, but
one against which we would offer little or no resistance.

Progenitor

February 28, 2015

I held its bones in my hands for the longest time,
as I shaped them and joined them, planning how
I would actuate its joints and animate its being.
I only dreamed that someday it might be sentient,
little knowing this was to be the progenitor of a
vast civilization of machines.