Jenny the Shifted Librarian riffs on DRM and computer priorities.

“I’ll bet that’s what really drove Hal crazy. Think about it. He probably just wanted to sing ‘On A Bicycle Built for Two’ (‘Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do….’) but the embedded DRM wouldn’t let him so his circuits blew, thereby causing the deaths of the crew.”

I can just see it. “I’m sorry, Dave, I’m afraid I can’t play that file. I You know I have the greatest enthusiasm possible for the music, but there is an imminent failure in your DRM-35 unit.”