I recall a science fiction short story where computers are so integrated that people have forgotten how to do basic math, until someone "rediscovers" it. The government then makes plans to put humans inside bombs to guide them, because "you can always replace a person, but you can't replace a computer" (probably paraphrased).

Anyone know it's title?

  • It is. Thank you. I will remove the thread. Jan 29 '16 at 7:01
  • Dupes are ok, no need to delete. You probably won't get upvotes, but probably not downvotes, either. Jan 29 '16 at 7:03
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    It’s fine (and often useful) to have duplicates for story-ID questions. People will remember different aspects of the story – having multiple descriptions that lead back to the same answer makes it more likely somebody finds what they’re looking for.
    – alexwlchan
    Jan 29 '16 at 7:24