When reading Neuromancer, one of the things that stayed with me was Gibson’s description of Dixie Flatline’s saved consciousness. The consciousness was saved as ROM (Read only memory) which meant that while it could interact with the protagonist, and offer advice, it could never generate new associations or memories. If the unit was ever reset, or if the unit lost power, the consciousness would return to the state it was in when it was first created. Creepy.
Do not read the following if you still want to solve the login puzzle.
Here are the credentials.
Password: not forgotten
The password is case sensitive so that might have gotten some people. I’d love to hear your interpretations of the game, so please comment with them.