"In WWII, they had a saying that there are no atheists in foxholes. I think the modern equivalent of that is that there are no jaded, bored people in the high-tech industry, in the land of really good hardcore geeks."
Mike (short for Mycroft Holmes) is the Lunar Authority mainframe computer.
Compare to the meson filter from The Jester (1951), by William Tenn.
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