Weekly Classic Computer Trivia Question (20150204)

Christian Kennedy chris at mainecoon.com
Wed Feb 4 13:50:22 CST 2015

On 4 Feb 2015, at 8:37, Doug Ingraham <dpi at dustyoldcomputers.com> wrote:

> What was the name of HAL's sister computer in the movie 2010 Odyssey two?

SAL, voiced by Candice Bergen.
> That was a warm up question.  This one should be more difficult.
> What was the designation of the computer in the movie WarGames and what
> does it mean?

War Operation Plan Response

> Where did the term Gibson come from?

William Gibson, who coined the term “Cyberspace” in his story “Burning Chrome”.

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