"Something funny happened along the way." I'm a sucker for stories that combine AI and self-awareness, which is why BLADE RUNNER has been a favorite of my since forever. And this episode is similar, but different enough to still seem fresh, especially with the consumerism spin on things.

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I imagine this scenario could happen in a totally automated system that is dependent on auto-shipping. But...it's a bit far fetched especially if people stop paying for the service. It was an entertaining episode nonetheless.

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The future of Amazon :P

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"It'd take me years to figure how to read this."
Yeah...it'd probably help if the code wasn't scrolling constantly.

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Easily the best of the series.

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Not very faithful to the original short story, though in this case, it was probably a good thing. Quite a good episode was produced from one of PKD's less interesting works. Especially good performance from Janelle Monae as Alice.

Don't read the following if you're an SJW or a woman, you have been warned, any offence taken is on your own head. (it's also spoilers)
Unfortunately I have my usual un-woke quibble with this episode. Fawning and unrealistic portrayals of female techies/inventors will not suddenly make women become inventors or IT geniuses. Women invent at one tenth the rate for their proportion of the population (they only account for 5% of patents despite being 50% of the population) and enter IT fields at only slightly higher rates. So, unless the Autofac was an AutoBeautySalon it's very unlikely that its inventor would have been a woman. :D

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