With the steady increase in complexity, density, and hardware advances our computer network is both global in reach and far-reaching in how it touches our lives. We may be reaching a self aware computer system sooner than we know. A system that would have access to all faucets of our knowledge, behaviors, and material constructs. A system that daily has more access to our mundane lives. If such were to happen do you think that it would revel itself? I don’t think so. Already there are those programs, such as the SETI, which offer to those willing to participate, the software to allow computations remotely. During the time you are not on your computer it makes those calculations. At the next download/upload secession it returns the computations and receives a new batch to do. It is approaching its 3 millionth connection. This is just voluntary users engaged in what they believe in. And if it didn’t… Might we someday find that access was suddenly cut off to such a system? …or maybe that an intelligently directed electrical virus could infect all life. Starting with those who use said system and spreading from there. Such ideas, while random musings, give food for thought.