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I once read a science fiction book, maybe from the 1980s, the plot of which I really can't remember except the ending. The main character found a way to "plug" into his computer and he was taken over by the computer, covered with wires and cords, etc. all while sitting in his chair at his desk.

  • I think there is a part in a Stephen King novel where a teenage boy becomes part of the computer system as you describe - hands connected to the keyboard, and his eyes are the screen - byt I can't remember which one. Maybe Needful Things? – NiceOrc Apr 17 '12 at 8:41
  • Not the same, but maybe useful: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Terminal_Man – Manishearth Apr 17 '12 at 12:38
  • Not sure of the scifi book, but the description immediately reminded me of Jimmy Jet and His TV Set. – Josh Apr 17 '12 at 14:32
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    That reminds me of one of the original superman films, where the computer becomes self aware and drags in the people using it. – AidanO Apr 25 '12 at 8:15
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    @AidanO Superman III. – flies Apr 26 '12 at 18:09
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It might have been a book by Dean Koontz, I think it was called Midnight.

  • I'm not seeing anything in Midnight's summary that indicates that it includes this scene. Anyone with more experience with the book? – FuzzyBoots Jan 30 '15 at 17:46

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