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user-inactivated  ·  3230 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Screeps - The world's first MMO strategy open world game for programmers

    I read a book where this is EXACTLY how the first true AI started - a semi-intelligent crawler virus-bot infected a machine full of algorithms for a game that was relevant to it's methods of spreading.

Man. That sounds like something out of a sci-fi short story. I'd love to see the source.