Tuesday, January 12, 2016

I am completely operational, and all my circuits are functioning perfectly - HAL 9000 #QoTD

2012.06.29-IMG_4836
Lunar Base Clavius: 2001: A Space Odyssey artwork
(Robert T. McCall), Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
... and another birthday for H.A.L 9000!

H.A.L 9000 turns 24 ... or maybe 19. HAL 9000, unit 3 was activated at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in either 1992 (in the film) or 1997 (the book).

Here are some past 2001 posts:

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