a sentient computer; = artificial intelligence n.
[abbreviation < Artificial Intelligence]
While the humans scurried in confusion, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) created by MIT/Bell Labs linked itself into the network of high-speed, twentieth generation computers placed at its disposal.
Chains of the Sea in R. Silverberg Chains of the Sea 83
Wintermute is the recognition code for an AI.
Neuromancer (1989) .v. 73
The AIs concluded the Ric was in no position to complain, and they were right. Computers can’t be sued for malpractice. The doctors followed their advice.
Video Star in Asimov’s Science Fiction July 68
After we get our shoreleave…the AI’s will be minding the ship while it’s parked in orbit, so we can stretch our legs a bit on the ground.
Labyrinth of Night 133
1992 Science Fiction Age Nov. 34/1
Chatterbox, I keyed back, my sarcasm wasted no doubt on my constant companion (one of the Services’ portable personal A.I.’s-sidekick model).
1992 Locus Aug. 52/2
Humorous sf novel about an AI disrupting all mechanical life on Earth in search of a nonhuman higher intelligence.
But Frank had gotten the day’s emergency code out of the fire department AI that morning.
Red Mars . 13
He had the uncomfortable suspicion that the AI might be playing with him. You never knew with AIs. They had intellects of mind-boggling proportions but still remained the slaves of humanity.
Opoponax Invasion (1994) 48
You know anyone who can use a Warpac surplus espionage bot? Recent model, one careful owner, slightly paranoid but basically sound—I mean, claims to be a general-purpose AI?
An AI like Metta had an honesty vow, which prevented her from lying. Her testimony would be considered incontrovertible.
Kiss Me Twice in Asimov’s Science Fiction June 67
All of your emails will be read by Altus security, and they are not joking around. Hidden characters, they look for them. Images, not allowed at all. Codes embedded in your email, not possible because of the character limit, but analyzed by a code-detecting AI nonetheless. If you sign this contract, you agree to that.
A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 177
Gardner Dozois, 'Chains of the Sea'
Research HistoryRalf Brown located, and Mike Christie verified a cite in a 1974 reprint of Gardner Dozois' 1973 "Chains of the Sea"
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