"...a market economy is essentially a genetic algorithm for solving resource allocation problems..."
This is an early reference to this kind of device, and is particularly detailed.
Compare to the robot tracking device from Philip K. Dick's 1960 novel Vulcan's Hammer, the scarab robot flying insect from Raymond Z. Gallun's 1936 story The Scarab and the mechanical mice from Eric Frank Russel's chilling 1941 short story The Mechanical Mice.
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