Section 59 crosses a line
“basically the task is to determine how to instruct the computer… ”
“Sounds reasonable, is it something you can do? For a fee of course.” Vernon began to feel hopeful.
“I know it’s something to do with read, display and write Vernon, but to be frank, you need someone who is fluent in programming language. I can’t write it fluently, but to employ a worn out cliché, I know a man who can. Well, not a man as such.”
Vernon’s racing mind hit this new hairpin bend at break-neck speed. He’d heard of ‘read, display and write’ but was Jean Luc in possession of a humanoid robot, or did he hope a chimpanzee would solve the problem? Was he referring to an hermaphrodite or a team of programmers? “Spill the beans Jean Luc; who?”
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