The Sirius Cybernetic Corporation is to robotics in general, in the universe of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, much as Microsoft is to the PC world in our own universe. It is written somewhere that "their fundamental design flaws were masked by their superficial design flaws".

The Sirius Cybernetics Corporation has brought to market such diverse products as the Nutri-Matic Drinks Synthesizer, the Happy Vertical People Transporter, and of course everyone's favourite, the GPP feature on Marvin the Paranoid Android and Eddie the shipboard computer.

At the above mentioned times of special occasion, a special choir of robots sings the company anthem. Unfortunately, owing to a maladjustment of the type for which the company is famous, every robot's singing is exactly a semitone off key.

The song goes as follows:

Share and enjoy,
Share and enjoy!
Journey through life with a plastic boy
Or girl by your side,
Let your pal be your guide
And when it breaks down
Or starts to annoy,

Or grinds when it moves,
And gives you no joy;
'Cos its eaten your hat,
Or had sex with your cat.
Bled oil on the floor,
Or ripped off your door,
And you get to the point
You can't stand any more,

Bring it to to us,
We won't give a fig,
We'll tell you: "Go
Stick your head in a pig.

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