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2001's HAL turns 17 Today

Posted January 12, 2009

HAL

HAL

At Wired.com, John Scott Lewinski points out that today would be HAL's birthday––if the poor machine had survived. In his droning swan song, HAL sings,"  I became operational at the H-A-L plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January, 1992.  To celebrate it's special day, Wired.com provides a list of 10 other evil computers, from The Ultimate Computer in Superman III to the the world-destroying Skynet system in The Terminator. You might want to add your own evil machines -- if your computer will let you.