jayp00001 writes "What else can be said but that the tech world is worse off at his passing"Link to Original Source
jayp00001 writes "Samsung is citing "2001: A Space Odyssey" as an example of prior art in it's case against apple. HAL mentions that another example would have been star strek and star trek:TNG"Link to Original Source
jayp00001 writes ""DVD chips 'to kill illegal copying' Embedded radio transmitter chips to track movie, music and software discs"
Looks like new CD players will have rfid readers in them to allow your system to phone home and make sure you have an approved copy of a dvd
more at http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2164309/embedded -dvd-chip-fights-piracy"