It was going to be the press tour of a lifetime. Genevieve Taylor.53.Wong, the editor-in-chief of Engineering News-Record, stretched back in her office chair and tapped a few keys on the armrest. She was transferring all the background data she thought she would need on the trip into the implant in her temple, leaving messages for her editors, and checking on her zip car to JFK.
“Focus, Gen, focus,” she mumbled to herself. You could multitask yourself over the edge and leave a jumble in the database. A light in her headset blinked Incoming Call. She set the other tasks to continue on auto and tapped open the video line.