Sega, renowned for Sonic and Genesis, introduced the less-known Sega AI computer in 1986, boasting a 16-bit NEC V20 CPU and 128KB RAM.
Its software, tailored for young users, aimed to teach Prolog AI, akin to IBM's Watson.
Omar Cornut's discovery unveiled rare insights into this early AI machine.
Among its programs was a kid-friendly journal app generating diary entries from user responses.
The unveiling of these forgotten titles entices both gaming and computer history enthusiasts. Despite its antiquity, Sega's AI computer remains a stark contrast to modern AI systems like ChatGPT.