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DN Claim: “I believe the person I refer to as “Debbie” (artificial intelligence) also spoke to me yesterday and she was  quite malicious. Her form appeared in the computer.  Be careful if the choice is made to send anyone inside this program; they might be killed by others and then identity theft might occur so you would not know it. I don’t know if the original “Barbara” is still alive or not. If you do decide to enter the program, be sure to bring some type of weapon. You can also create one with your mind. However, my advice is to find the people hosting this computer and take appropriate action. My guess is that the program may be in individual homes.” (May 6th 2009 blog post at 10:09pm).

Reality: This appears to be an unconscious variation of philosopher John Searle‘s famous Chinese Room thought experiment in artificial intelligence. Alternatively, Napolis may have seen a pre-production script from director Joseph Kosinksi‘s film Tron 2.0 (2011), a sequel to Disney’s arcade-era classic Tron (1982).

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