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Title: EP755: Consolidation
Post by: divs on October 31, 2020, 07:53:51 PM
Escape Pod 755: Consolidation (https://escapepod.org/2020/10/22/escape-pod-755-consolidation/)

Author: Langley Hyde (https://escapepod.org/people/langley-hyde/)
Narrator: Alethea Kontis (https://escapepod.org/people/alethea-kontis/)
Host: Benjamin C. Kinney (https://escapepod.org/people/benjamin-c-kinney/)
Audio Producer: Adam Pracht (https://escapepod.org/people/adam-pracht/)

Escape Pod 755: Consolidation is an Escape Pod original.

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Lot 1796. Adult. Human. Female bodied. Standard limbs/digits. Immune/health function: class 7, can accommodate high-risk activity. Personality type: reactive/adaptive, ideal for customer service/high-level social interaction. Age: 0. Accident history: 0. Memory: N/A.

Sold.

Wake. Woken. Up. Upload. Connecting… connecting… Social/verbal package received. Movement package, received. Cognitive protocol, received. Download updates? Updating…

Installation complete.

I am.




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Title: Re: EP755: Consolidation
Post by: CryptoMe on May 18, 2021, 06:06:57 PM
Another good one. I really like the way the personhood of the AI was handled, with them coming to recognize how their wants were actually programmed, but then eventually making them their own. Nicely done. The spider baby was a cute touch, too.