The correct channel has been programmed into it.
I dug this out of a box of electronics upstairs and programmed it to be your new phone.
The Anshan ships didn't work like the Qatwali ships did; her access needed to be programmed into the computer, but she'd broken the pad before Ne'Rin could do it.
Lana programmed her micro quickly to mirror the messages and set it to work decrypting the encoding.
As time passes, the suggestions will become astonishingly on-target—and no human will have programmed that.
Her varying tones would have thrown it off as well; it was programmed to the monotonous speech pattern of Anshan.
He programmed the computer to respond in training cycle mode and glanced at the communication link again.