As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures. In an attempt to control the seizures, Benson undergoes a new surgical procedure in which a microcomputer is inserted into his brain. The procedure is not entirely successful.
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Harry Benson is a brilliant computer scientist. For three minutes a day, he is violently homicidal.
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Dr. John Ellis
[Finishing up a briefing to a large audience of doctors and nurses, prior to the operation that will be performed on Benson
We have performed this operation successfully on animals 57 times. This will be the first such procedure on a human being.
Dr. Ezra Manon
[arising from his chair in the back of the audience
I'm grateful to Dr. Ellis that we are talking about a man, and not an animal. It seems to me that all the technical data, so skillfully expounded, is mere paper over the cracks. The patient is also a ...
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