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At 01:02 PM 9/13/96 GMT, John Young wrote:
> FiTi: "Intelligent machines will take control of our lives"
> Before long, every vehicle will be fitted with a GPS
> receiver, making its position known to local area
> traffic management systems. In the home, a financial and
> stock control system would automatically order food and
> groceries when necessary. Intelligent machines might
> "decide" that it would be more efficient not to order
> any more food - and shut you out of the house.
> "It's more or less inevitable. Business and science will
> drive this to the utmost."
"Open the garage door, HAL."
"I'm sorry, Dave, but those sirloin steaks in the refrigerator are too
valuable for me to allow you to eat them.