Bell Labs' Computer Speech-- Ancestor of HAL

Listen to this demonstration by Bell Telephone Labs of their Computer Speech from 1963. The computer sings "Daisy, Daisy" just like HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey, only this went down 5 years before 2001 which was made in 1968! Weird. Apparently, Kubrick took the idea straight from the Bell Labs demonstrations. Awesome.

Taken from the 365 Days Project via Ubu.

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