✐ DAILY WEIRD PROMPT ✐ BASICALLY JOHN GREEN Write a scene between two friends, as they enjoy a lazy Sunday watching TV. The catch? One of them has recently learned they have a terminal illness, but they have yet to tell their friend. Want more writerly content? Follow maxkirin.tumblr.com!
John McCarthy (4 Sep 1927 – 24 Oct 2011) Computer and cognitive scientist. Coined term "artificial intelligence" (AI), developed LISP programming language family, significantly influenced the design of the ALGOL programming language, popularized timesharing, and was very influential in the early development of AI. Received many accolades and honours, the Turing Award, United States National Medal of Science, and the Kyoto Prize.
Her helmet fogged up with each heaving breath. "Okay, you're fine," she reassured herself, creeping along the flickering corridor. "It's just... It's just some fritzed out wires, that's it." A hand hovered over her phaser, ready to pull it out of its holster. "Nothing to be afraid of. You're by yourself. Alone."