The Oracle Machine graphic novel is all about A.I.  Here Scot, a lecturer, discusses ‘Symbiotic A.I.’ with a student – a term to describe the idea that A.I. won’t need to standalone, but could be a synthesis of us and it.
Soon, however, thereafter in the story, this machine that phones people for answers, does achieve a degree of self-consciousness – by phoning itself!

Symbiotic A.I.