Binary First Contact
Charters, Lawrence I. "Binary First Contact." Patterns of the Fantastic II. Donald M. Hassler, ed. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont, 1985.
Humankind's most likely first contact with alien intelligence will be with human-made AI. Covers several stories, approving most of J. Sladek's Roderick books, J. P. Hogan's Code of the Life Maker, and D. Gerrold's When HARLIE Was One (all listed under Fiction).