Maybe ask James Cameron where he got the name?
The Skynet satellite program started in the 1960's and Skynet1A launched in 1969, predating Terminator by 15 years.
After a week when the media sphere has been alive with the wildest claims about AI and its supposed power to wipe out humanity, it may not have been the best time for the UK's Ministry of Defence to launch a £1.5 billion procurement for SKYNET. Still, maybe they didn't get the memo. Closer examination reveals that the …
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Constrained by the OSA I’m sure any anecdote will be along the lines of:
“There was a ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ with a ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️ and meanwhile he came at ◼️◼️ with a giant ◼️◼️◼️◼️.
Of course, at the time, I was very, very ◼️◼️◼️◼️◼️.”
(Blow me. Wasn’t expecting this to post. El Reg normally barfs at any unicode characters.)