"In 1977, it took about eight months for a slightly faster more refined mechanism to put punk in the window of Holt Renfrew. It's gotten faster ever since."
And, with a hat-tip to the deities of fair use, you can take a look at the relevant material from the excellent movie version of 2010, directed by Peter Hyams and released in 1984.
(Dr. Chandra talks with the SAL 9000 in 2010 the movie)
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