Colossus: the Forbin ProjectColossus
was a fictional computer
featured in the 1969 apocalyptic science fiction movie
, Colossus: The Forbin Project
based on the 1967 novel
of the same name by D. F. Jones.
In the movie, Colossus is the Allied military supercomputer. It links up with Guardian, the Soviet supercomputer, and the combined entity takes over the world from humanity.
- I Have No Mouth But I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison
By coincidence, Colossus was also the name of the world's first programmable electronic computer - See Colossus computer.