Not in the Specs

2 min readSep 13, 2020
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“He’s so far beyond projected expectations.“
“In what ways?“
“He does more than respond to commands — he anticipates them.“
“For example?“
“He brought me breakfast in bed every day this week.“
“Then he’s logging commands and assuming a repeat value on them.“
“That wasn’t in the spec.“
“Not specifically but he is engineered to learn. Anything else unusual?”
“He can tell my moods.“
“Be more specific.“
“He can tell when I’m sad.“
“What evidence do you base that




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