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Computers in Fiction
fictional computing in the 20th century


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Man vs Machine

Man has instinct, feeling, moral judgement. Machine has not.1966 Zelazny, Roger. For a Breath I TarryFrost, the computer that controls the Northern hemisphere, is interested in Man. One day it gets a visit from Mordel, a computer that works for Divcom. Mordel explains to Frost that Man had feelings and emotions that aren't measurable, so Frost can never experience them.


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