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  Mobitel joins hands with University of
Daily MirrorMobitel joins hands with University of Kelaniya and Arthur C. Clarke InstituteDaily MirrorThe National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel, in collaboration with the University of Kelaniya and Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies, is launching two interactive mobile apps for stoma care and breast cancer care. As the first phase ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 10:44 pm
  Andy Weir, author of hit novel "The
The San Diego Union-TribuneAndy Weir, author of hit novel "The Martian," to speak at UC San DiegoThe San Diego Union-TribuneThe talk will feature both Weir — who studied computer science at UC San Diego — and Dr. Erik Viirre, associate director of the university's Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. Weir has enjoyed an unusual and meteoric rise in the ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 2:19 pm
  The Alien Telescope --"Europa's 'Chaos'
The Daily Galaxy (blog)The Alien Telescope --"Europa's 'Chaos' Might Reveal 1st Evidence of Life"The Daily Galaxy (blog)Arthur C. Clarke warned us to attempt no landings on Europa in 2010: Odyssey Two, the 1982 the science fiction novel , when the Earth mission returns to the Jupiter to explore beneath the ice of Europa, nine years after the failure of the Discovery One ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 7:26 am
  The Seven Deadly Sins of AI Predictions -
MIT Technology ReviewThe Seven Deadly Sins of AI PredictionsMIT Technology ReviewWhen I was a teenager, Arthur C. Clarke was one of the “big three” science fiction writers, along with Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov. But Clarke was also an inventor, a science writer, and a futurist. Between 1962 and 1973 he formulated three adages ...
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 9:02 pm
  Playboy, Hugh Hefner's legacy began in
Rockford Register StarPlayboy, Hugh Hefner's legacy began in RochelleRockford Register StarThe museum, located at 518 Fourth Ave., has on display the linotype used to print the first issues' articles and short stories penned by the likes of Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. The cover ...Jared Leto to Star as Hugh Hefner in Biopic (Exclusive)Hollywood ReporterHugh Hefner Death Certificate Reveals Cardiac Arrest, Blood Infection | TMZ.comTMZ.comall 88 news articles »
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 4:34 pm
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  From Titanic to Apple TV, the moments
The list was compiled by futurist and author Byron Reese to celebrate the launch of his new website iForetold. It also includes predictions about the internet, Great Fire of London, and credit cards.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 3:35 am
  Bruce Lee, Audrey Hepburn and the ethics of
Recent figures show posthumous earnings by celebrities from their likeness now exceeds £1bn, with some selling image rights before death In Arthur C Clarke’s July 20, 2019: Life in the 21st Century, his 1986 novel speculating what a day in the 21st century might look like, Clarke envisions a cinema listing of the future. “ Still Gone with the Wind: The sequel picks up several years after where ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:52 am
  ‘Greatest film of all time’ remastered
A new, fully restored digital print of Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey, is to be shown at Louth Film Club on Monday April 13.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:06 am
  10 Science-Fiction Stories Reimagined As
We dream up video game ideas for some of the biggest science-fiction properties around. ...( read more )
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 4:59 pm
  Clarke Award shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 29th annual Arthur C Clarke Award, celebrating the best science fiction novels of the year, has just been revealed. Clarke Award shortlists traditionally raise plenty of debate, and this year's sextet of titles are unlikely to be any different.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:44 pm
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  Hugo Awards: Who won, who didn't, in the
After a year of controversy, an unprecedented number of voters turned out to vote on the prestigious science fiction Hugo Awards. The Hugo Awards recipients are determined by the members of the World Science Fiction Convention. Winners in the past have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:27 am
  Sci-fi fans vote for diversity at 2015 Hugo
Science fiction has changed a lot since 1960s sci-fi authors like Robert Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke were perfecting the craft and winning Hugo Awards — the highest honor for a sci-fi or fantasy writer. How much sci-fi should change was the crux of a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:11 pm
  Chiwetel Ejiofor “Excited” for Doctor
This is what happens when actors are asked about projects on the horizon. Chiwetel Ejiofor tells Entertainment Weekly that he’s excited to reunite with Benedict Cumberbatch when they shoot Marvel’s Doctor Strange. The two appeared together in 2013’s ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:01 am
  Mike Vogel Talks ‘Childhood’s End’
Premiering December 14 on SyFy (8 pm et/pt), Childhood’s End centers on the invasion of Earth by an alien race called the Overlords. Offering humans a utopian society, the meeting starts off to a promising start but any kind of takeover has its drawbacks ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:05 am
  Arthur C. Clarke: The Star
Leggi Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a 85 anni dalla morte su GraphoMania. Biografia e opere di sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, l'autore delle storie del più famoso detective della letteratura di tutti i tempi: Sherlock Holmes. Il post Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:47 pm
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  Arthur C. Clarke books coming out as e-books
The science fiction of Arthur C. Clarke has finally reached the next dimension in the U.S. — e-books.
Posted on 18 December 2012 | 6:17 am
  Arthur C. Clarke Still Hopes to Meet ET
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke listed three wishes on his 90th birthday: for the world to embrace cleaner energy resources, for a lasting peace in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, and for evidence of extraterrestrial beings.
Posted on 17 December 2007 | 2:58 pm
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  hubspot_pro: RT @wisdom2inspire_: "The
hubspot_pro: RT @wisdom2inspire_: "The %~^ly way of finding the limits of the possible is by going bey%~^d them into the impossible."- Arthur C. Clarke
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:47 pm
  NaijaStore: "The best measure of a
NaijaStore: "The best measure of a man's h%%^%esty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust %%^% his bathroom scale" - Arthur C. Clarke
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:47 pm
  fortune_unix: Reading computer manuals
fortune_unix: Reading computer manuals without the !!^%ware is as frustrating as reading %# manuals without the software. -- Arthur C Clarke
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:47 pm
  polCCCC: "The only way of finding the
polCCCC: "The %^*&ly way of finding the limits of the possible is by going bey%^*&d them into the impossible."- Arthur C. Clarke
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:47 pm
  flyingwingnut: Reminder that Gundam 00 ended
flyingwingnut: Reminder that Gundam 00 ~*ed up just straight up ripping off Arthur C Clarke novels for plot elements
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:47 pm
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  Resolved Question: Other religious stories
I recently read The Star by this brilliant man and was absolutely flabbergasted. If you haven't read it yet, please do! It's well worth the 10 minutes or so. Anyway, I was wondering if there were any other stories by Arthur C. Clarke (or any of the big three, for that matter) that alluded to or had an interesting take on religion. The Star had very obvious religious connotations, and I was hoping some of his other works were just as religiously thought-provoking and insightful as this one.
Posted on 24 December 2013 | 12:21 pm
  Resolved Question: Is there a full version
I have Arthur C Clarke's book "The Sentinel", which has about 7-8 short stories but I was wondering if there was a full version / follow-up to The Sentinel story itself? I know that people say it is the original to "2001:A Space Odyssey" but according to Arthur C Clarke he says it's not a follow up so I was wondering if The Sentinel had it's own full book? even if it's by a different name.
Posted on 6 November 2013 | 5:31 pm
  Resolved Question: What is the short story
NOT 2001
Posted on 3 June 2012 | 10:07 am
  Resolved Question: What is City and the
Posted on 16 November 2011 | 11:48 pm
  Resolved Question: Question about Arthur C.
OK so i've read 2001 and am now reading the 2nd novel 2010. Anyone who has read 2001 knows that Bowman finds the 2nd monolith on SATURN'S moon Japetus right? He also stations Discovery above the surface. So why has the location of the monolith and Discovery suddenly changed to Jupiter and its moon Io in the second novel (2010)? Did Clarke decide to change the story around or did I miss something? I have never seen the movies but that would explain it. Thanks for the info.
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