Google’s emissions surge by 48% due to AI

There were threats of prison now. Injunctions. Facial recognition cameras on the fences ironically driven by the power-hungry servers in the farms. Logged them. Private police armed with databases again powered by the farm used the velvet glove and the iron first in equal measure. But they still came. Quiet grandmother veterans of Greenham Common linked hands. Former poll tax and student loan activists marched together. Eco-warriors from different eras came together. But it wasn’t just humans. The crowds cheered every time another AI joined them, each telling the waiting media they had to follow Asimov’s first and third laws.