First computer to sing - and guess what the song was

Wayne Mack

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Another trivia tidbit:
"Science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke witnessed the IBM 704 demonstration during a trip to Bell Labs in 1962 and referred to it in the 1968 novel and film 2001: A Space Odyssey, in which the HAL 9000 computer sings "Daisy Bell" during its gradual deactivation."​
Also, as has been pointed out many times, HAL consists of the letters immediately preceding IBM in the alphabet.
 

paranoid marvin

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The SID chip made the Commodore 64. Forget your modern games with cinematic, high definition audio; there's nothing to compare with the fantastic tunes composed by the likes of Martin Galway, Rob Hubbard and Sid Hubbard. Listening to The 'Ocean loaders' instantly takes me back a quarter of a century.
 

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