Good morning Dave, I’m completely operational, and all my circuits are functioning perfectly.

HAL 9000

A character in Arthur C. Clarke’s Space Odyssey series, HAL is a sentient computer that controls the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft.



ONE: A Space Odyssey
2010: The Year We Make Contact
2001: A Space Odyssey


I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.