"In 1970 I found little difficulty staying 30 years ahead of the man in the street, and now I find it difficult to stay 18 months ahead of the man on the street."
Manuel O'Kelly, private computer consultant on the Moon in 2075, had an unusual experience when called upon to fix some problems with a large computer. He named the computer Mike, after Mycroft Holmes, who did nothing but sit and think. And Mike "was a fair dinkum thinkum, sharpest computer you'll ever meet."
(Mike from The Moon is a Harsh Misstress)
Thanks to SMOF for the picture and the quote.
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