It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, a weekly writers’ community that attempts to write a 100-word story in response to a photo prompt.
Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor (100 words)
The weightless package marked “fragile” arrived via express mail to Roy’s shaking, greedy hands. He extricated the metallic-grey object from hugging foam cylinders.
“It’s just like a regular monitor,” Meredith said, shrugging.
“Where’s the switch?” Roy glided his fingers along the wireless, smooth frame. “Anything?”
“Maybe there’s a remote.” The empty box contained only an invoice.
Roy pawed the screen, soothing it, begging for it to turn itself on. He nearly flung it across the room before Meredith shouted, “Easy!”
In defeat, Roy gave the screen a swift knock. The screen beamed and blinked.
“Welcome, Roy,” a cheerful voice announced.
Apparently, you can already knock on your screen to login on a Mac. Soon, computers will come to us with our profiles already uploaded. They’ll know our families, our favorite songs, what we eat. etc. Well, I guess they already know all that stuff, don’t they?
Here’s a VIDEO demonstrating the Knock login on the Mac, if you’re interested.
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