Listen to me closely when I tell you that artificial intelligence will not come about from some government scientist locked away deep within a lab in some remote mountain secret complex.
Artificial Intelligence will come about through the workings of a computer hacker with a penchant for the occult. Don't believe me? I don't expect you too, but take a look at the evidence... [more]
this is good, and it's an underlying theme in Memwar I've been kicking around - Darkstar sending the ai through a virtual nut of life, the 888 cycle, to bring it to self-awareness, to save itself from its artificial nature on a metaphysical level. & there's more too, the nut's a dataset roughly correspondant to the dewey decimal system for each sphere, with each branch correspondant to each english letter, and it could also function as a map of the solar system somewhat - etc, that attempts to holographically model reality for the ai in which to become aware, & thus release itself from its cocoon