There is a moment in Johnny Mnemonic, the supremely dumb 1995 cyberpunk movie starring Keanu Reeves in the title role, that I find myself returning to again and again.
“What do you think about,” his co-star asks, “when you’re alone?”
“I think I want to get out of this rathole,” Johnny says. “I want to get online. I need a computer!”
I also need a computer…