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"The best fuzzy rules, the best knowledge, deal with the turning points of the system. If a race-car driver teaches you how to drive, you don't need him to show you how to drive on the straightaway. It's how he handles the curves that matters."
- Bart Kosko

Stratoyacht  
  A privately-owned pleasure craft capable of attaining orbit.  

"But I was hoping for a chat with Master—Look here," Bardin interrupted himself. "Why don't you three join me aboard my stratoyacht, the Icarus, and hop over to Skyland and have dinner with me there?"

I blinked. From what I had heard of the resort atop Pikes Peak, dinner there was the experience of a lifetime—and one within reach only of the very rich.

Technovelgy from Sunward Flight, by Leo Zagat.
Published by Super Science Stories in 1943
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Compare to the Joy-Boat Junior from Methuselah's Children (1941) by Robert Heinlein.

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