Mary thought nothing of the future. Why should she? Her life had been fun and games. Her path was chosen.
Today was her Learning Day.
She removed the interface from the wall socket, connected herself via the port children had installed at birth. Her download had begun.
Two hours later she emerged from her room. Her face showed a new confidence born of the knowledge she now had uploaded to her enhanced mind. Tomorrow she would start her new career.
Her mother, an historian, marvelled, “In your great grandparents’ days, you’d have attended school for years.”
Mary frowned, “Snail learning? How quaint.”