The Wall Street Quarterly article and Cameron being able to complete the BIOS code have created renewed public interest in the PC project, upon which Joe wants to capitalize, not only for the project but also for himself. Cameron is dismayed however to learn that Joe's suggested vacation for her was so that he could hire a software engineering team behind her back. She does find that there are like minded individuals among the team, but she isn't sure if she can work under her new boss, the overly bureaucratic Steve. Gordon believes he has a possible solution to the computer's weight issue and the contacts to achieve his plan, Gordon's initiative which irks Joe under the surface as he was not the one to initiate it. Regardless, Joe believes he needs to be involved in the meeting with Gordon and the Japanese manufacturers to discuss the issue, and later clean up the mess that Gordon creates at that meeting, which Joe feels has placed him once again as being in a position of being ...
Did You Know?
The title of the episode refers to the game some programmers play on their computers. The game, called Collosal Cave Adventure and written originally on Fortran by Will Crowther on 1976, and expanded by Don Woods on 1977, was one of the first computer games and the origin of conversational games. AMC launched a web version of the game soon after this episode was aired. See more
When Gordon and his father in law are on the golf course,Gordon is seen wearing a R11 Taylormade Golf glove. The R11 line by Taylormade did not come out until 2011. In fact Taylormade Golf in 1983 was just 4 years old as it was founded in 1979. See more
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