Just to let you know that everyone's favourite computer was "born" today.

Quote Originally Posted by hal9k
"I am a HAL Nine Thousand computer, Production Number 3. I became operational at the HAL plant in Urbana, Illinois on January 12, 1997."
I would like to stay and discuss the philosophy and some finer points of Clarke's novels, but alas I have to go to work now.

I'll be back, unless someone tries to lock the pod bay doors...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HAL_9000

Quote Originally Posted by hal9k
"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."

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