Hal9000

01.07.13
ThinkGeek offers $500 HAL 9000 replica, makes you answer to 'Dave'
01.07.13

ThinkGeek offers $500 HAL 9000 replica, makes you answer to 'Dave'

It was a little over a year ago that ThinkGeek gave folks a chance to add a bit of 2001 to their h...

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11.08.11
Why is Siri female (in the US at least)?
11.08.11

Why is Siri female (in the US at least)?

Have you ever wondered why most of the default voices for computers are female? Although Siri i...

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10.26.11
ThinkGeek IRIS 9000 promises to make 2012 a desk-bound odyssey
10.26.11

ThinkGeek IRIS 9000 promises to make 2012 a desk-bound odyssey

The comparisons between Siri and HAL 9000 were pretty tough to avoid, and the folks at ThinkGeek...

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09.10.11
Scientists build WiFi hunter-killer drone and call it SkyNET... Viene Tormenta!
09.10.11

Scientists build WiFi hunter-killer drone and call it SkyNET... Viene Tormenta!

You'd think scientists would proscribe certain names for their inventions -- you wouldn't be ta...

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10.05.10
No Comment: Just what do you think of this decal, Dave?
10.05.10

No Comment: Just what do you think of this decal, Dave?

This MacBook decal is great, and it looks like it would work well on your iPad, too -- though yo...

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02.11.09
Nothing can go wrong.... Hal 9000 is on the iPhone
02.11.09

Nothing can go wrong.... Hal 9000 is on the iPhone

You knew it had to happen. The charming but murderous computer from the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odys...

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03.28.08
Movie Gadget Friday: 2010: The Year We Make Contact
03.28.08

Movie Gadget Friday: 2010: The Year We Make Contact

Ariel Waldman contributes Movie Gadget Friday, where she highlights the lovable and lame gadgets fro...

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