Math Assistant One Audio (better known as Ma1a - pronounced as "ma-one-ah") was an artificial intelligence written by Alan Bradley and his wife, Lora in January 1988. Further development and updates, along with controversy, would lead up to the current version of the AI, Ma3a.
In an email sent to Kevin Flynn by Alan Bradley, he explains to Flynn about the creation of the AI:
A reply sent by an economically minded Kevin Flynn
The final email regarding Ma1a, in which Alan explains Ma1a's improved voice recognition.