19 March 2008

Arthur C. Clarke 1917-2008

Science fiction writer and visionary Sir Arthur C. Clarke has passed away. He wrote numerous novels, short stories and non-fiction work but is probably best known for his novel, 2001: A Space Odyssey which was simultaneously developed into a motion picture directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1968. Many of the themes that Clarke wrote of included human evolution, aliens, communication technologies and artificial intelligence. He died In Sri Lanka, where he moved to in 1956.

Here is a link to the New York Times obituary, Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke speaks on his 90th birthday. YouTube

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