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Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future
Why Science-Fiction Writers Are So Good at Predicting the Future

“At its core, good science fiction must rest on good science.”

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Mars and the Mind of Man: Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke in Cosmic Conversation, 1971
Mars and the Mind of Man: Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke in Cosmic Conversation, 1971

“It’s part of the nature of man to start with romance and build to a reality.”

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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Future in 1964, Gets It Oddly Right
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Future in 1964, Gets It Oddly Right

How to walk the line between futurism and absurdity, or why the satellite is more important than the A-bomb.

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Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life
Charles Bukowski, Arthur C. Clarke, Annie Dillard, John Cage, and Others on the Meaning of Life

“We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.”

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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968

Unpacking humanity’s collective conscience through ‘the last word in man’s quest for perfect communications.’

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