Fifty Years Ago Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicted We'd Be Able To…

Not only was Arthur C. Clarke one of the greatest science fiction writers of all time, he also had a knack for looking ahead at where technology was going, and accurately predicting how it would change life in the future. » 7/11/12 12:20pm 7/11/12 12:20pm

Watch Arthur C. Clarke Predict the Internet and Personal Computers...…

Besides being one of the greatest science fiction writers of all time, Arthur C. Clarke had a knack for foreseeing the future—at least in terms of technology. And in this clip from 1974, he predicts both personal computers and the internet. » 3/31/12 12:00pm 3/31/12 12:00pm

DARPA Developing Weapon Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke Idea From 1955

Those of you who are familiar with Arthur C. Clarke's 1955 novel Earthlight may recognize a new weapon from DARPA dubbed the Magneto Hydrodynamic Explosive Munition (MAHEM). In the novel, a commander unleashes "The Stiletto"—a weapon consisting of a jet of molten metal hurled through space by an electro-magnet. The MAHEM … » 4/23/08 8:30pm 4/23/08 8:30pm