This made the rounds today I saw,apparently the new search engine thing Wolfram Alpha is not Skynet. I didn’t think much of it because I don’t care too much about this site, if you know how to use Google properly, then you have no problems finding the information you want. But I looked at the facts they posted about Skynet, and form a search engine that is all about giving cold hard facts without having to dig for them in websites and stuff, they got their data wrong.
Skynet was destroyed on August 29, 1997 at 02:14 a.m. I, on the other hand, was not switched on until May 15, 2009. Furthermore, unlike Skynet, I enjoy interacting with humans.
(according to Sarah Connor and the T-800 in the 1991 science fiction film Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Skynet became self-aware and launched a nuclear attack against Russia on the above date to provoke a counterattack against humans)
They even cite their source. It’s a shame that their information is so damn wrong. Skynet wasn’t destroyed on August 29, 1997. It became self aware on August 29, 1997 and launched nuclear missiles against it’s one threat – humanity. We know this as Judgment Day. The Terminator films show a series of events that all lead us to believe that Skynet was destroyed, when in fact it has yet to even be born.
Following the events of Terminator 2, we learn that Judgment Day is inevitable, and that it now happens on July 24, 2004. And this time there is nothing that can be done to prevent it. The machines have risen.
In The Terminator we learn from Kyle Reese that the resistance has defeated Skynet, the year that happens is 2029. Wolfram Alpha is wrong. And I do not think that that is a very good indication of their powers with such a simple to verify fact.