Friday, August 26, 2005

On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Bot

Wired 13.09: : "It's late one Wednesday afternoon, and CptPokr is logged on to and ready to play. Onscreen, the captain exudes a certain brash charisma - broad shoulders, immaculate brown hair, restless animatronic eyes. He looks like he should be playing synth in Kraftwerk. Instead, he is seated at a virtual table with nine other avatars, wagering on limit Texas hold 'em. "

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