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Re: movie request [message #113108 is a reply to message #113095] Mon, 16 September 2013 13:57 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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> From: redford%doctor.DEC@decwrl.ARPA  (John Redford)
> I heard from a friend about a movie or TV version of "The Adolescence of P1".
> Does anyone know anything about it?  The book was about a system cracking
> program which gets loose in the net and eventually attains consciousness.
> It was unusually accurate for this kind of thing, unlike, say, "Wargames".

Yes, I saw it last week on a local PBS station.  It was 60 minutes long.
It was a fun, low budget affair but by no means was it much more "accurate"
than "Wargames" was.
Fred Avolio
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