Flynn [gesturing at his video game arcade]: The kids are putting eight million quarters a week into the paranoid machines. I don’t see a dime except for what I can squeeze outta here.
Alan: I still don’t understand why you want to break into the system.
Flynn: Because, man! Somewhere in one of these memories is the evidence! If I got in far enough, I could reconstruct it.
Paranoid Machines is a series of lectures, performances, and essays by Jason Brown about the history of memory technology.