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When Hollywood does AI, it's fun but farfetched

Don't head to the multiplex expecting the truth or a light touch when it comes to artificial intelligence.

By June 30, 2016

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The HAL 9000 meets his female counterpart... the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

Honeywell adds voice control tech to its smart thermostat.

December 4, 2013

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Just as Stephen Hawking warned? Here comes 'the world's angriest robot'

Technically Incorrect: A New Zealand-based company says it's building a very, very angry robot to help companies deal with angry customers.

By May 12, 2015

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Movie-accurate HAL 9000 bosses you around the house

Bring one of the most famous space personalities into your home with a life-size HAL 9000 replica based on the movie's original blueprints.

By January 16, 2013

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Voice-controlled home assistant is like a nicer HAL 9000

The Ivee Sleek voice activation assistant, freshly launched at CES, accepts spoken natural language commands to control your home and Internet devices.

By January 9, 2013

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HAL robot suit modified to take on nuclear plants

Still grappling with the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is belatedly developing a robotic exoskeleton for first responders.

By October 19, 2012

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Legally blind artist, 97, paints in pixels

Using nothing more than Microsoft Paint, artist Hal Lasko stays in tune with his favorite passion. Don't miss this video showing his inspirational story.

By July 23, 2013

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Pause 'The Last of Us,' PS3. Netflix has suggestions game

Netflix rolls out a gamelike interface called Max -- the "child of Siri and HAL 9000" -- to recommend movies and shows.

By June 28, 2013

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Chatty Japanese robot to be astronaut's space buddy

A robot astronaut gets a launch date to visit the space station and participate in a human-robot conversation experiment. Don't worry, this one is a lot friendlier than HAL 9000.

By June 26, 2013

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French Digital Kitchen: HAL 9000 meets Jacques Pepin

Smart kitchen uses a computer and sensors embedded in ingredients and utensils to teach you cooking skills and French at the same time. Better start softening the butter.

By October 26, 2011