Monday, February 28, 2011

Surrounded by machines

Ken Pimple has blogged his new article "Surrounded by Machines" in the Communications of the ACM. Too bad it's behind a firewall. Here's the start:

A chilling scenario portends a possible future.

Kenneth D. Pimple

Communications of the ACM
Vol. 54 No. 3, Pages 29-31

Credit: Viktor Koen
I predict that in the near future a low-budget movie will become a phenomenon. It will be circulated on the Internet, shared in the millions via mobile telephones, and dominate Facebook for a full nine days. It will show ordinary people going about their everyday lives as slowly, subtly, everything starts to go wrong as described in the following events.

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