"the [science fiction] writer should be able to convince the reader (and himself) that the wonders he is describing really can come true...and that gets tricky when you take a good, hard look at the world around you."
If you are a wealthy businessman like Glen Runciter, you make sure that you've got back-ups. Of everything.
See this earlier use - with a slightly different spelling - from Cantata 140; artif-org.
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