The latest information on the construction of USS Discovery may
be obtained by visiting the National
Council on Astronautics site.
Users of Macintosh and it's inferior operating system clone Windows
may download a version of the MacHAL
and WindowsHAL Emulator System Hopefully you will all consider
upgrading to the HAL9000 OS.
It's more than an OS, it's HAL.
web sites about HAL &
"2001 : A Space Odyssey":
2001 : A Space Odyssey Collectibles Exhibit
voice impression of HAL heard briefly in the screen saver is courtesy
of Wally Fields. More of his impressions can be heard at his web
site. Thanks go out to Wally for this wonderful recreation of
giant "2001 : 30 Years On" site
Must See Site
: Probably the biggest and oldest 2001 site on the Web.
Fleck's "2001 Project(s)"
Nigel Eastmond's "MacHAL
Nigel's new website
Munday's huge Kubrick Resource sites
(A compilation of new articles and archived information about Kubrick
The 2001 : A Space Odyssey Original Cinema Program
(a MUST see!)
New alt.movies.kubrick newsgroup FAQ
compilation of information on all Kubrick films on-line complied by
Rod from posts in the alt.movies.kubrick newgroup)
"2001 Internet Resource Archive"
definitive site for sound and image resources
sites related to HAL, 2001 & Stanley Kubrick :
for Palm OS
Kubrick Multimedia Film Guide
Ebert's Review of "2001"
2001 Sound Archive
VFX-HQ : An Interview with Con
Pederson, 2001's FX Supervisor
ANIMATION WORLD MAGAZINE : An Interview with Con
Pederson, 2001's FX Supervisor
Interview with Fred
Ordway, 2001's Scientific Advisor
Arthur C. Clarke Unauthorized Homepage
The 2001 Principle
which plums the deeper meanings of the film.
'97 : The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign celebrates HAL's
'Odyssey' keeps date with 2001 From the 2001 Internet Resource
Archive, "2001" Re-release News!
: A Space Odyssey and Beyond the Infinite
: A Space Odyssey (A Shrine)
Space Odyssey Dedication Page
A Space Odyssey (Spanish)
A Space Odyssey Personal Views
Legacy David Stork's book
The Book David Stork's book
If you're interested in learning the progress
in the areas of computing and A.I. that will lead to a real HAL, these
are must read sites.
HAL 9OOO Wavs
3OO1 Book Site
From Salon.com :
Brilliant Careers : Arthur C. Clarke (May 7, 2000)
R. Lee Ermey's Site
R Lee Ermey is probably most famous for playing U.S.
Marine Gunny Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's 1987 film about Vietnam
Metal Jacket". Ermey wasn't just acting the part, he'd been
a real life Marine Corps Drill Instructor and won the part of Sgt.
Hartman after being hired as a technical consultant to the film. Ermey
has had a varied second career in the movies and has an entertaining
site. Check it out!
Canvas' Wow! 2OO1 Page
A Space Odyssey 3-D Modeling Archive
TV Man's Modeling 2OO1
A Space Odyssey In Virtual Reality
and lastly, but not least
Mr. Chank Diesel,
the Web's foremost font provocateur
Chank makes great fonts and some of them are a free and was kind enough
to give my HAL site it's first big linkage...
Intelligence Sites & Development :
Mind : The Open Mind Initiative is a collaborative
framework for developing "intelligent" software using
the internet. Based on the traditional open source method, it
supports domain experts (who provide algorithms), tool developers
(who provides software infrastructure and tools) and non-specialist
"netizens" (who contribute raw data).
(CYC) : Cycorp, Inc., based in Austin, Texas,
is the leading supplier of formalized common sense. Its Cyc®
software has been under development since 1984 by AI pioneer Doug
: Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Network is a Web showcase
for the ideas and technologies of leading visionaries.
of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
This is one of the places that is the fictional "birthplace"
of HAL. Check them out if you are interested in the current state
of computer science.
Wesley Crusher on Star
Trek: The Next Generation and got nothing but grief for the improbable
'Wes saves the day' plot lines the shows writers conceived for his character.
Well, Wil has built himself a pretty entertaining web site and it's
well worth a visit!
Council on Astronautics Links :
to be used aboard U.S.S. Discovery