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2001: A Space Odyssey


The voice, while soft and sympathetic, was reminiscent to my ear of Hal the computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  influential science fiction novel/film written by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick (1968)
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Strongly Associated with:   Arthur C. Clarke
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Flesch-Kincaid Readability Index: 9.8 (suitable for someone at standard reading level in or above 10th grade)
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  • The voice, while soft and sympathetic, was reminiscent to my ear of Hal the computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The university’s enormous mainframe computers stood in the middle of a vast white room, looking, as one faculty member remembers, "like one of the last scenes in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey" Off to the side were dozens of keypunch machines, what passed in those days for computer terminals.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
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Associated words [difficulty]:   2001: A Space Odyssey [9] , Arthur C. Clarke [9] , Fahrenheit 451 [8]
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