ID Story about cybersex and overseas lag?
February 29, 2012 5:27 PM Subscribe
Looking for a story identification about cybersex, strokes and intercontinental lag.
posted by dragoon to Media & Arts 2 users marked this as a favorite
I'm looking for a story someone told me about, but never read myself, so I'm not sure if this is a short story or just a part of a larger novel.
The situation is a man notices something wrong with a habitual cybersex partner, an older man overseas who pretends to be female.
Investigating, he finds out that the partner has died or is incapacitated, I think from a stroke. The software has always had to deal with lag from the distance and emulated his partner's behavior to hide that, and now that the partner is dead, it's tried to emulate him completely.
Sound familiar to anyone?