The resistance completely underestimated how quickly algorithms could adapt. We all knew the machines could take measurements thousands of times a second to reverse-park a rocket. What we underestimated were the more significant changes, the cultural ones. Change a few integration tests, and boom, now the machines like reggae. Next week a few more tweaks, and the big thing was paranoid fiction.

Use the comments to complete the following, “You, sir, you are the boss. You have to ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting how an integration test fails, crafted by Walter Brattain, digital art


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