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IBuggM [click to embiggen]

OK, we’re a good fifteen years ahead of that happy day, but nevermind. It’s still a milestone.


Mr and Mrs Bugg stand on either side of what is probably a blackboard, or maybe an overhead projector, displaying some strange computer code. It appears to say “Mr Bugg equals squiggly X times something times the Reliquary symbol times Q”, then “Mrs Bugg equals pi times X over Z times the square root of the radius”, whatever that means.

The text reads: “Janubug 7, 1954: The Buggtown-IBuggM experiment demonstrates machine translation at New Bugg City, the head office of IBuggM.”