Replica of 2001: A Space Odyssey's HAL 9000 powered by Amazon Alexa


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/16/replica-of-2001-a-space-odyss.html


#2

Take my money.


#3

Alexa does sound a (very) tiny, tiny bit like SAL-9000, but…


#4

Daisy… Daisy.
Give me your $549.99
do.


#5

Does no one else remember how that movie ended?


#6

Sadly, Alexa doesn’t sound anything like Douglas Rain.

She does in spirit. She does in spirit.


#7

Yes! Astronaut Bowman got to live his 1st life out in a really swanky, inter-dimensional, 5-star, luxury hotel, then was gloriously brought back as a fresh new baby – Star Baby! – who got to look down on cruddy ol’ Earth.

:wink:


#8

It integrates an Amazon Fire tablet and Echo?

I’m sorry, Jeff - I can’t buy this.


#9

Poor Gary Lockwood, though. He didn’t even get to appear in any of the sequels.


#10

Wasn’t he the ‘stiff’ riding in Musk’s 'vette?


#11

via Imgflip Meme Generator


#12

Not the very end; but the part you quoted earlier.

Seriously though; not any more than I would buy or play with one of these:


#13

#14

Not sure what that last thing is.


#15

You’ve never seen Hellraiser?


#16

Nope. I have not.


#17

Ah well, then… here’s a hint;

DO NOT MESS WITH THE BOX.

It never ends well, not for anyone.


#18

#19

If the nails-in-the-head thing does the number on my migraines I’d be tempted.


#20

I don’t think that’s your run of the mill acupuncture, there.

Besides IIRC, only Pinhead got that particular treatment; each cenobite’s ‘body-mod torture’ was different.