A man asks his device for the weather.
“It’s clear outside. Expect the overthrow of humanity in the morning, followed by nuclear winter. Today’s high will be this moment, John. You’re ready for this.”
Inspired by the recent technological mishap in Hawaii, this story examines how much we trust and rely on our technology. How soon until AI controls the warnings, and what might they decide to say or do? What might they know about us, our secret desires, and how we might react when prompted? Perhaps our phones will know more than we will know about ourselves. // Statement by the Author
//Kristen Seikaly is a native Michigander working as a freelance writer in Philadelphia. Find her on Twitter @KristenSeikaly.//