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Best Way of Disguising World Domination in the Form of Friendly Technology 

SKYNET

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Billed as cutting-edge technology meant to allow a local television station to better cover its market, KVOA Channel 4's SKYNET camera system really is a sign of the apocalypse; anyone who's seen the Terminator movies knows that. Just look at how the NBC affiliate describes its cadre of cameras set up around town as a "high-definition local observation network" that can see what's going on from "virtually any advantage point," or how the cameras will serve as an extra eye in the sky for intrepid viewers wanting to know about that "hot spot" where a crime is (allegedly) occurring. So far, most of the footage shown on broadcasts pertains to weather, but it's not long until the cameras become self-aware, and, well ...

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