Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet & PC in 1974

In 1974, the futurist/science fic­tion writer Arthur C. Clarke described for Jonathan, a lit­tle boy about five years old, what his life will look like in 2001. And boy did he get it right. Of course, these thoughts weren’t par­tic­u­lar­ly new for Clarke. A decade ear­li­er, in 1964, he pre­dict­ed pret­ty much the same thing.

The video above comes cour­tesy of the Aus­tralian Broad­cast­ing Cor­po­ra­tion (ABC). H/T @CreativeCommons

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