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"He's charged with expressing contempt for data-processing."
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Data Processing Center.
'We have some facts about you that you don't remember, some that you thought were really secret, and some that never even happened.'
'This problem has been my life's work. I planned to devote my remainig years to it. It's just been solved in four seconds.'
'Now don't panic. Not everything was erased. We still have loads of data on rainfall, upholstery and jaywalking.'
Databank - 'If you did it, we know about it.'
'The databank is slightly mistaken. I'm not an alcoholic. I never attempted to assassinate the govenor. I havne't been married 17 times. I don't owe $66,000 in gambling debts...'
'This is not going to look too good on your record: complaining about invasion of privacy.'
'This used to take hours.'
'If to err is human, how do you explain this mess?'
'Computers cannot do logic. I can do logic. Therefore, I am not a computer.'
Data Processing and Data Suppression
"Oh, you press the button down..."
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'It seems that their databank has all the information that's in our databank, plus information that's not in our databank, plus information about our databank.'
'It's know as the KT26, but you can call it Mom, since it knows more about you than your mother does.'
'It does data processing, word processing and list processing. Get me some data, some words and some lists.'
'What I appreciate even more than its remarkable speed and accuracy are the words of understanding and compassion I get from it.'
'Sorry, I'm late, but the databank had me confused with another Arvin K Wheatley and I was questioned by the authorities about smuggling arms into Afghanistan.'
'According to our home computer, we should buy some furniture.'
'As I see it, it's a toss-up between a Belgian data processing machine and an American electronic computer.'
'What I particularly like about this baby is this little drawer where I can keep my lunch.'
'Say - according to our home computer, we're out of bread.'
'For openers, your credit is lousy.'
'...and in 1/100000 of a second, it can compound the programmer's error 87,500 times.'