Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:14 UTC
Humor Last month we discussed how computers are portrayed in cultural icons like Lost in Space, Star Trek, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and -- of course! -- that lost gem, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. This article continues this essential exploration of American culture with more probing profiles of computers on TV and in the movies.
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RE: HAL vs Windows
by MacTO on Sat 15th Oct 2011 01:41 UTC in reply to "HAL vs Windows"
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"Dave, an update to 'Chess' has been downloaded, would you like me to reboot in order to apply the update?"

Which is nowhere near as bad as applying a service pack, that may take an hour to apply (during which time, the environmental subsystems will be down).

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