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|Man and Machine (standard:science fiction, 550 words)|
|Author: Renraku||Added: Oct 14 2001||Views/Reads: 2089/1318||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Man and machine come together for a brief moment.|
Man and Machine By: Kevin Hutson. <<Dialup Xyplex Version XV>> Login> zero Password> ********* Authorization granted. Welcome, Zero. --Due to threat of brute force hacker attempts, all non-essential functions have been suspended. Please contact the system administrator for access to any locked out functions. Satellite uplink has fallen out of orbit, download times may be increased slightly. Thank you -root Mail Inbox = 0 Mail Unread = 0 Xyplex> sdload instructions.log Satellite Download of instructions.log........Transfer Error. Xyplex> sstatus gyro.uc4xyplex.net Satellite Status of gyro.uc4xyplex.net is unoperational, pending further investigation. Xyplex> ls List Directory /de-ice /news /mail Xyplex> ./de-ice Execute De-Ice DE-ICE VERSION 1.3 beta Please enter location of terminal to de-ice: gyro.uc4xyplex.net Attempting authorization............retrying...............failed. Attempting brute force crack........failed......failed.....failed.....silent alarm tripped. Option? quit Xyplex> reconnect Reconnect to Server <<Dialup Xyplex Version XV>> Login> none Password: **** Authorization granted, with administrator access. Welcome, <null> Xyplex> sstatus gyro.uc4xyplex.net Satellite Status of gyro.uc4xyplex.net is silent alarm has been tripped, all access locked out. Re-entry danger. Burner 1 and 2 malfunction. Xyplex> suload instructions.exe Satellite Upload instructions.exe........complete. Xyplex> sexecute instructions.exe Satellite execute instructions.exe........complete. Xyplex> sstatus gyro.uc4xyplex.net Satellite Status of gyro.uc4.xyplex.net is moving to geosynchronous orbit near (0415, 0312) Xyplex> set option link binary = neural Neural connection set, now ignoring binary and responding to neural instructions. Xyplex> dinfodump instructions.exe Dialup Information Receive Buffer Dump into instructions.exe............................complete Xyplex> suload instructions.exe Satellite Upload of instructions.exe....complete. Xyplex> sexecute instructions.exe. Satellite execute instructions.exe....complete. Xyplex> ofeedbin gyro.uc4xyplex.net Opening Direct Neural Feedback with gyro.uc4xyplex.net Click here to read the rest of this story (55 more lines)
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