«Although both [Corey Doctorow and Charles Stross] have been out of programming for a few years, it continues to influence--even infect--their thinking. In the Chequers, Doctorow mentions the original title for one of the novels he’s working on, a story about a spam filter that becomes artificially intelligent and tries to eat the universe. "I was thinking of calling it
"That’s great!" Stross remarks. »
Corey Doctorow gets points for rejecting that idea. But he loses points for having the idea in the first place. This leaves him with his usual score in these matters: 0.