"Intelligent calcium is not intelligent in the sense that you or I are intelligent, but intelligent in that it is sentient. I.e. it is aware of itself and its surroundings." It is also able to communicate this awareness in human terms. How exactly is this different from human intelligence?
There's a shot in Series 1 Music with the narrator saying "You might not be the next Mozart" with a bust. The bust is of Beethoven.
The winner of the "futuristic song" competition is the one that best flatters the early-80s idea of futuristic music, but it's also the one that most closely resembles real popular music in the year 2000. Not sure what this proves, but anyway...