The Butler Institute was a human business corporation in the early 21st century headquartered in New York City. The company was secretly researching techniques for transferring human consciousness into computers as a means of avoiding the hazards of climate change and social collapse around the world, but this plan was defeated by the Seventh Doctor. (PROSE: Cat's Cradle: Warhead)
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In the novel, the Butler Institute building is described as having at least seventy-four floors, while the TV version seems to be significantly smaller.