Saturday, July 13, 2013

2001: A Blog Odyssey

H.A.L.  You knew that, right?
Yeah, I know.  This is post 2001.  So I went "Kubrick" on you, in a reference to his classic movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

That's one of those movies that, if anybody would, you know, like to explain it to me, that would be great.  MmmmK?

Anyway, one of the "Easter eggs" one can do with Siri on an iPhone of iPad is to tell her to "open the pod bay doors" and see what she says.

(Yes, that's from 2001: A Space Odyssey.  I guarantee there are people who don't get that reference)

So with Sean sitting next to me, I asked Siri, and got her to say "I'm afraid I can't do that" and other things.  I felt I must show the original to Sean.

That was the point of this post.  From the movie:

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