You can’t trust anyone if you’re a billionaire. You won’t trust anyone if you watch any TV show about billionaires. You won’t trust computers when you update Skype and it ruins everything again. Or if you’re Tom.
When you think New York City, what do you think? Delis, obviously. Firefighters probably, thanks to their stellar representation in movies and TV. Being stranded without a place to live. These things are all important parts of Rachel’s life.
When Langston enters a room, the computers all explode. It’s a phenomenon nobody can explain. It’s not his first memory, but then again computers weren’t as common in the 80s. That’s probably why.