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Clarke, Arthur C.
2001 : A SPACE ODYSSEY
New York : ROC, 2000.
unearth a 3 million year old monolith buried on the moon, and trigger a
signal emission aimed at Saturn. Why? A crack crew and a self-aware
computer, HAL 9000, are dispatched in the spacecraft Discovery to investigate.
Unfortunately, HAL experiences some glitches and begins trying to defend
itself from the crew while the crew tries to deactivate it. The crew
must overcome this deadly obstacle in order to complete their mission and
find the source of the strange monolith, which may even lead them to humanity's
progenators. (Brian Blum Maverick_Brian@Yahoo.com)
Computers -- Fiction.
HAL (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Space vehicles -- Fiction.
Human-computer interaction -- Fiction.
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