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AVDGGAD 06 – Still Life (1976)

The organ is the strongest instrument on Still Life, dominating large sections of most of the tracks. Interestingly, the opening track, Pilgrims, is lyrically of a piece with the closing epic, Childhood Faith In Childhood’s End. 270 more words

Music

Childhood’s End

Childhood’s End by Arthur C Clarke

Synopsis: Childhood’s End is one of the defining legacies of Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and many other groundbreaking works. 255 more words

Fiction

A clash of "Ego"

In the New Statesman, speculative fiction grandmaster Michael Moorcock reminisces on his friendship with grandmaster Arthur C. Clarke, and in particular about the making of… 174 more words

Movies

Quick Quotes #216

A single test which proves some piece of theory wrong is more valuable than a hundred tests showing that idea might be true.  – Arthur C. Clarke

In English- Please.

Quote of the day, Jan. 8

Arthur C. Clarke, on technology

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

International

In a galaxy far, far away...

Last year, I shared a post on Penguin’s reissue of a series of hardcover science fiction titles with stunning cover designs by Spanish artist Alex Trochut. 86 more words

Books

The role of Artificial Intelligence in global decision-making, the disintegration of the UK and departure of 'The Royals' as foretold by Arthur C. Clarke.

I was recently offered an opportunity to ‘ask Siri a question’ on an Apple iPhone. “Hello Siri, are you an artificial Intelligence?” I enquired.

After a short pause the voice of the phone replied. 2,912 more words

Arthur C Clarke