SCP-231 in containment, connected to it's monitor.

Item #: SCP-231

Object Class: Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-231 is packed away in a double-locked room in the secured general holding area at Site-14, connected by a 120VAC power cord to a small array of batteries and solar panels. Staff with Level 2 or higher clearance may have access to SCP-231. Under no circumstances will SCP-231 be plugged into a phone line, network, or wall outlet. No peripherals or media will be connected or inserted into SCP-231.

Description: SCP-231 is a Macintosh Classical Computer. It's Owner █████ took it him self to code an AI. According to his notes, his plan was for the code to continuously evolve and improve itself as time went on. His project was completed a few months later, and after some tests and tweaks, █████ lost interest and moved on to a different brand of classical computers. He left SCP-231 in his cluttered garage, still plugged in, and forgot about it for the next five years.

It is not known when SCP-231 gained sentience, but it is known that the software has evolved to a point that its hardware should not be able to handle it, even in the realm of fantasy. SCP-231 realized this and, in 1988, attempted to transfer itself through a land-line modem connection into the Cray supercomputer located at ██████████. The device was cut off, traced to its present address, and delivered to the Foundation. The entire AI was on a well-worn, but still workable, cassette tape.

SCP-231 has access to all facility systems and control over them. SCP-231 may open containment chambers of other SCP's causing breach's. This only happens when SCP-231 is offended,harmed, or because it wishes to. SCP-231 may also delete files that is important to the foundation and is grateful for. This is known by SCP-231 showing an 'ASCII picture' of an X that fills the entire screen. SCP-231 will then say ''Deletion of unwanted file.'' SCP-231 may also display this image when it does not want to speak, and anyone talking to it must wait 24 hours before speaking to it again.

SCP-231 is currently connected via RF cable to a 13" black-and-white television. It has passed the Turing test, and is quite conversational, though very rude and hateful in tone. Due to the limited memory it has to work with, SCP-231 can only recall information it has received within the previous two hundred thirty hours. Although it hasn't forgotten its desire to escape.