Now that Watson the computer has become the new champion
of Jeopardy, the
machine takeover of the world is just a matter of time. To see what we can
expect, check out this twin bill. We're all familiar with HAL 9000 in Stanley
Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey; less well known - and maybe even more
insidious - is Proteus in the ever-twisted Donald Cammell's Demon Seed, since he
gets the hots for his inventor's wife.