Strange Yens

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…

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