Artifact Details

Title

2001: HAL's legacy

Catalog Number

102706654

Type

Moving image

Date

2001

Credits

Stork, David

Publisher

InCA Productions

Format

VHS

Description

This documentary compares and contrasts current advances in computer artificial intelligence with its portrayal in the classic science-fiction movie "2001: A Space Odyssey".

Interviewees include Arthur C. Clarke, Daniel Dennett, Marvin Minsky, Raymond Kurzweil, the Deep Blue chess team, Gordon Bell, Gordon Moore, and more. Footage also includes demonstrations of a variety of computer systems, including COG (MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), Kismet (MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), Entropia (San Diego Super Computer Center), the virtual cave (Brown University), Erik the Red (robot developed at MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), CYC (Cycorp), Deep Blue, TD-Gammon (IBM backgammon AI), the forest of sensors (MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), and a 3-D scanner (University of Florida).

Category

Documentary

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