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Datachasers
"Humanity's a lot more than what you're made out of..."
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Comic language: English
Genre: Science-fiction
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Data Chasers is set in the distant future, in a world still recovering from an apocalypse. In it, humans and androids live side-by-side and face the hazards of their dangerous environment. Though set far into our future, it reflects our past and our present, dealing with the politics and cultures of different people, along with touching on the very fundamentals of humanity. ( Updates Monday Wednesday Friday )
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Centcomm
Centcomm
CGI Artist and Old school RPG-er enjoys making art and telling storys ( creator/Artist For Datachasers and LunaStar )
Tokyo Rose
Tokyo Rose
I am the co-creator of DataChasers and Luna Star. Also, according to my creative partner and the entirety of the rational universe, I am a spikey ball of hate.

Most recent comments left on Datachasers

Sheela
Today
Sheela
Oh yes, I'm lovin' it. :)
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robnot (Guest)
Today
? happy now.???
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megados
Yesterday
I think we're saying the same thing in different ways here. Being "switched on and operational" but not triggered is "not activated" in usual automation parlance. A single sensor, for instance, is powered up, shows green, and is ready, but it is waiting for an event, which would activate it, and cause an output.

I do make the argument, however, that the upstream inhibitor can not stop the downstream from exerting control, because this is not a Cassian body, but an ordinary android body which does not have any of the modifications or augmentations that a proper Cassian body would have. Thus, it would say nothing about vulnerabilities to Cassians in general. There is nothing preventing it being activated. Control is external. There would have to be some inductive and/or capacitive shielding to stop it from taking motor control. I don't think ordinary android bodies have any of that, or the inhibitor collars wouldn't work on any androids.

This Sequence is a reminder of what a collar can do. All the while, I would surmise the synth brain was sending 'good android' signals.

That's not to say that Ophelia herself can't prevent a collar being placed on her.

Again, that doesn't preclude the Creative Duo from throwing a curve.
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Gilrandir
Yesterday
I am inclined to agree with @robnot: an 'active passthrough' is not the same as 'inactive', which is why I hypothesize that an external inhibitor would not function as designed. But, given an android behaving in an unexpected and violent way, use of such a device would seem to be the logical first alternative for any kind of peacekeeping officer.

You can make the argument that the internal inhibitor 'upstream' could do nothing to prevent an external inhibitor 'downstream' from exerting physiologic control -- but that would make Cassians, in general, too vulnerable. I suspect the upstream inhibitor also tags the sense data and internal logic products of decision making such that the external inhibitor is unable to ever 'see' any reason to trigger -- thereby neutralizing it.
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megados
Yesterday
Right, it's operational, but not activated. I meant active as in actively doing something to modify her behavior. It has not been triggered by anything, so it's inactive right now.
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