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HAL and AI – “2001: A Space Odyssey” – Arthur C Clarke

April 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Sci-Fi

Hal (for Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer, no less) was a masterwork of the third computer breakthrough. These seemed to occur at intervals of twenty years, and the thought that another one was now imminent already worried a great many people.

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