Why humanoid robots? I personally find nanobots much more dangerous and scarier. Think of Prey (Michael Crichton, 2002).
Disillusion or ban, your friend will give up the game.
Question: What is your favorite color?
Answer: Blue. No, 37Uhy-- Auuuuuuuuuuuugh!
It's the safest and most secure OS on the planet today.
I know Vista being more secure than any of the other MS system, but comparing the security with other OS is pointless when you are named Microsoft, which means "I provide OS for the large majority of computers" for hackers over the world. The more hackers an OS interests, the harder it is to keep it safe. Because I don't believe in a perfectly secure OS.
You want a secure OS? Then don't choose a MS OS. Period.
Sure we hate those idiots for believing in such a way to make money, but the worst guys remain the ones at the top of the scheme for earning money by exploiting people's credulity. Those crooks deserve to be jailed.
For reference: Streisand Effect.
The Streisand effect is an Internet phenomenon where an attempt to censor or remove a piece of information backfires, causing the information to be widely publicized.
You can avoid the problem by asking to be paid in cash. Not recommended, though.
Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.