Happy Birthday, Hal

Science fiction fans everywhere know that January 12, 1997 is the birthday of HAL, the big screen's most famous computer, brought to life by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke in 2001: A Space Odyssey. In this hour of Science Friday, we'll wish HAL a happy birthday and talk about how computer science reality compares to science fiction fantasy. Guests: David Stork Chief Scientist Ricoh California Research Center Consulting Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Visiting Scholar Psychology Stanford University Stanford, California Editor and Contributor Hal's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality Rosalind Picard Professor of Computers and Communications Associate Professor of Media Technology MIT Media Lab Cambridge, MA Editor and Contributor Hal's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality Doug Lenat Founder and President Cycorp Austin, Texas Editor and Contributor Hal's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality Listeners call in

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