Daisy, Daisy

This might be the first song I learned to sing as a child. Its proper title is Daisy Bell, and here's a recording of its original release.


But who can forget the most memorable performance of this little tune? Ladies and gentlemen, HAL-9000:


And TIL that this scene was inspired by the real breakthrough - the first time a computer was programmed to sing:


This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F