From: Thomas Buckner (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Dec 20 2008 - 15:56:00 MST
--- On Sat, 12/20/08, Robin Lee Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Robin Lee Powell <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [sl4] Friendly AI in the media: Terminator, the Sarah Connor Chronicles
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Saturday, December 20, 2008, 4:40 PM
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 07:10:31PM -0700, Tim Freeman wrote:
FYI, Terminator, the Sarah Connor Chronicles, Season 2 episode 13 ends with a minor character attempting to explain to an AI that committed homicide through negligence that's been connected to a body eminently capable of committing homicide why it shouldn't kill people.
> Is there an extra clause in that sentence? Otherwise,
> I'm confused.
This is why people own Strunk & White. The entire sentence needs rebuilding almost from the ground up. It likely ought to read:
"FYI, Terminator, the Sarah Connor Chronicles, Season 2 episode 13, ends as follows.
A minor character tries to explain, to an AI connected to a body eminently capable of committing homicide, and did homicide through negligence, why it shouldn't kill people."
Clarity is style.
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