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Epoch
Narrated by Jesse Brown
Written by Cory Doctorow
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The story of the first systems administrator who had to turn off (i.e. kill) the very first AI -- and it's the story of the AI's bid to save its own life.

"The doomed rogue AI is called BIGMAC and he is my responsibility. Not my responsibility as in 'I am the creator of BIGMAC, responsible for his existence on this planet.' No, BIGMAC is my responsibility as in, 'I, Odell Vyphus, am the systems administrator responsible for his care, feeding and eventual euthanizing.'"


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