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January 2020 ISSUE

The AI That Looked at the Sun

As excerpted from Acausal Drift: An Oral History of Machine Sentience, Second Edition.
It all started with the solar flare.
I do mean all of it—the story I’m about to tell, and the revolution of sorts that sprang from it, and my life, such as it is. I was spun into existence from a half dozen monitoring [...]