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arthur c. clark

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Apple shifts leadership page to showcase diverse VPs

Vivek Wadhwa, an expert on diversity, says the tech giant is taking the right steps in employing more women and minorities.

By August 18, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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Scary or cool? Directors can track how that film makes you feel

Behind the scenes: What happens when you wear a biosensor to the movies? CNET's Stephen Shankland traveled to Cannes to find out.

By June 19, 2014

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Arthur C. Clarke's three wishes

The doyen of science fiction writers celebrates his 90th birthday with hopes and expectations for Earth and beyond.

By December 18, 2007

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Five ways Google could help start an apocalypse

Humanoid (and cheetahoid) robots with access to your calendar and home automation systems gone bad are examples of how the "don't be evil" company could morph into a sci-fi franchise.

By January 29, 2014

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In defense of 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Crave's Bonnie Burton tells why the infamous TV special is so bad it's great.

By December 21, 2013

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A heartfelt goodbye to Arthur C. Clarke

The late science-fiction writer inspired and intrigued millions with his "deceptively dry voice of cosmic wonder."

By March 25, 2008

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Sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke is dead

Clarke, who wrote, among other things, '2001: A Space Odyssey,' has died, according to news reports.

By March 18, 2008

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Industrial robots star in projection-mapping video

'Box' is an amazing live performance, mixing robotics, computer graphics, and choreography.

By September 25, 2013