Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Idoru: The disconnect between fiction and reality

I first came across the virtual idoru concept in the William Gibson novel of the same name. It turns actual software idoru's are a lot less sexy and a lot more bubbly than I had realized.


Oh well. One day we will get the frighteningly attractive robotic overlords that we deserve, rather than schoolgirl A.I.s singing about their famous love of vegetable juice.

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