"...a few centuries of coherent humanist thought, set against a million odd years of evolved killer ape tendency. No-one's going to give you very good odds on humanism, are they?"
Lars Powderdry, weapons fashion designer, had many demands on his time and needed his space. Private space.
Compare to Dick's neural door lock from The Unreconstructed M (1957). The earliest reference to a biometric recognition lock is probably the phonographic lock from A Journey to the Year 2025, by Clement Fezandie, published in 1921.
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