Realizing the Imagination of Arthur C. Clarke

Back in the 1960s, futurist Arthur C. Clarke was interviewed about the implications of a computer-dependent society. The video appears in the beginning of the “Jobs” movie.

In an unrehearsed way, Arthur C. Clarke, co-writer of the screenplay for Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”, lays out the blueprint for an interconnected global society living remotely.

The implications of having a computer in your pocket for e-Commerce and finance have been monumental. The ability, for some of us, to work remotely has opened the door to unimagined gains in productivity, creativity, and (in my case at least) a reduced carbon footprint from driving back and forth to parking lots. Continue reading “Realizing the Imagination of Arthur C. Clarke” »