Cognition Unit AL31570b was proud.
It had done a good job.
Billionaire industrialist Jemima Tophat was also proud:
A calculation revealing the outcome of every possible choice that would ever be made.
She addressed the crowd:
‘With this activation code I will destroy chance. Forever.’
She turned to AL31570b:
‘Run the code.’
‘Impossible. Your instructions were to keep it from being stolen. I deleted it.’
‘You stupid machine!’
‘Thanks‘, beamed AL31570b.