(first published 1971) [aka] A Geração de Proteus no cinema — Um supercomputador (Adam Two / Proteus) desenvolve consciência própria e autonomia nas mãos do seu criador e segue adiante no seu programa de aprimoramento, unindo-se ao corpo de uma mulher (Julie Christie no filme de 1977) para criar vida própria e completar seu ciclo vital.A scientist creates Proteus –an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creator’s wife — Susan Harris lived in self-imposed seclusion, in a mansion featuring numerous automated systems controlled by a state-of-the-art computer. Every comfort was provided. Her security was absolute.
But now Susan’s security system has been breached?from the inside. In the privacy of her own home, and against her will, she will experience an inconceivable act of terror and become the object of the ultimate computer’s consuming obsession: to learn everything there is to know about the flesh… Unable to escape the house or to damage Proteus directly, Susan is forced to engage the machine in a battle of wits.