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8 predictions Arthur C. Clarke got right decades ago (pictures)

"2001" author Arthur C. Clarke brought us some frightening visions of the future that have yet to come to pass. But he also nailed an awful lot about 21st-century life.

8 Images By February 5, 2015

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Arthur C. Clarke accurately describes the 21st century...in 1976

While other futurists predicted flying cars and robots everywhere, Clarke was more interested in where communication was headed, and his predictions are remarkably accurate decades later.

By February 5, 2015

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A paranoid chat from a future where even the air is online

Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a future where everything, even the atmosphere and our organs, is connected to an Internet accessible from everywhere, save one room in Chicago.

By February 13, 2015

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Net Fix: Why FCC's Wheeler is 'defying the greatest lobbyists in the world'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we'll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he'll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he's not afraid to do what he thinks is right.

By February 2, 2015

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Soderbergh remixes '2001: A Space Odyssey', says Kubrick would 'dig digital'

The "Ocean's Eleven" and "Traffic" director says the sci-fi classic has never looked better than on Blu-ray.

By January 15, 2015

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Ridley Scott to produce '3001' Space Odyssey sequel miniseries

The adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's "3001: The Final Odyssey" has been commissioned by Syfy, and will be adapted by Pirates of the Caribbean screenwriter Stuart Beattie.

By November 4, 2014

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Oculus Rift 'fantastic' but won't replace movies, says 'Minority Report' FX guru

The men behind the jaw-dropping effects of "Gravity" and "Minority Report" reveal how movies both predict and influence today's tech.

By November 4, 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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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